Adolescence Pg 4

Adolescence Pg 4 - 50 tried drugs(Marijuana 7 SOlo tried tobacco Sheet1 Page 2 8th Graders 53 tried alcohol 22 tried drugs 46 tried tobacco Drug

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Sheet1 Page 1 ADOLESCENCE (CH.14-16) (pAGE 4) Trouble Areas SEX: Previously 113 pregnant before age of20 (U.S. High Rate) 12% decline between 1991 and 1996 (due to less sex activity more use of contraceptives) High rate of STDs (Sexually Transmitted Disease) Adolescents and young adults = 75% of STDs 1 in 5 Adolescents have 1 Ii ( SEX EDUCATION (Morality or Reality?) Peers Realistic Facts Honest Questions Parent Involvement DRUGS/ ALCOHOLrrOBACCO High School seniors 800/0 tried alcohol
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Unformatted text preview: 50% tried drugs (Marijuana) 7 SOlo tried tobacco Sheet1 Page 2 8th Graders 53% tried alcohol 22% tried drugs 46% tried tobacco Drug use on decline or rising? Imitate adult behavior JUVENILE DELINQUENCY Highest crime rate ages 15 - 16 Boys more likely . High Schoolers: 80% admit to breaking the law SUICIDE Tripled in last 40 years, Adolescents and Young adults highest rate under 70 yrs . . Parasuicide: try but not succeed REASONS .' SIGNS TO DO...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2010 for the course CHDV 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Palomar.

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Adolescence Pg 4 - 50 tried drugs(Marijuana 7 SOlo tried tobacco Sheet1 Page 2 8th Graders 53 tried alcohol 22 tried drugs 46 tried tobacco Drug

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