Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death and is one of just three leading causes that are on the rise. Gloria Agosto Davis Program Manager ext. Advocates for Youth also maintains a sex-ed resource page for teachers and education professionals , which offers lesson plans and assistance with implementing sexual health campaigns. Priscilla Rivera, 16, another teen educator, said she understands why many parents have a hard line about abstinence with their children.
Comprehensive sexuality education provides young people with information and skills which will enable them to make sound decisions now and in the future. Ninety-one percent were male; 32 percent were under 25; 43 percent were ages ; and most were black. Prevention and Wellness: