Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for teenagers.
71% of fatherless children drop out of high school
WHY YOUTH UNLIMITED?
93% of boys are exposed to Internet pornography before the age of 18
In the past decade, there was a 60% increase in youth hospitalizations for mental health concerns.
51% of teen girls say they feel pressure to take and send explicit photos of themselves
There are 50,000 at risk youth in Edmonton
*At risk youth are adolescents who are less likely to transition successfully into adulthood and achieve economic self-sufficiency. They often lack the ability to become a positive and contibuting member of society and are prone to a life of crime.
These students require temporary or ongoing intervention in order to succeed academically and otherwise.