With teen pregnancy rates on the rise, it is time to focus even more on education and prevention. Even though parental involvement is not required, the Central Michigan District Health Department encourages teens to talk to their parents or an adult they trust about the consequences that follow risky behaviors. Believe it or not, kids want to know what their parents think.
- FACT: Teens say parents are the #1 influence on them when it comes to dating and relationships.
- FACT: When it comes to healthy relationships, teens say it’s all about trust, and honesty is the second
most important factor in a healthy relationship.
- FACT: Almost 1 in 6 teens say they don’t know anyone who serves as an example of a healthy