In , a total of , babies were born to women aged 15—19 years, for a birth rate of This is another record low for U. Although reasons for the declines are not totally clear, evidence suggests these declines are due to more teens abstaining from sexual activity, and more teens who are sexually active using birth control than in previous years. Still, the U. Teen birth rates declined from to for most racial groups and for Hispanics. In , the birth rates of Hispanic teens
Index Teen Advisory Board
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Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens
The Index Teen Advisory Board, which offers paid positions for eight young people from across Stockholm and Uppsala, is an integral part of Index. The board actively supports decision-making, evaluation and programming. The aim is to bring together a group of young people with differing cultural backgrounds, languages and life experiences and reflect together on the role and potential of art and culture today. The board implements ideas into the agenda of the organization. Vill du jobba som styrelsemedlem?
The Florida State University FSU Young Parents Project is an intensive, home visiting program that addresses the complex needs of court-involved pregnant and parenting teens and their young children. These teens have extensive trauma histories, deeply embedded in under-resourced communities. Most have experienced victimization due to violence, sexual abuse, and exploitation.