In the last 10 years, youth suicide has risen 200%
90% of homeless and runaway youth come from fatherless homes.
WHY YOUTH UNLIMITED?
93% of boys are exposed to Internet pornography before the age of 18
On any given day, half of the hospital beds being used by young people involve treatment for mental health issues.
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.