“Teen Violence: An Issue for All of Us to Consider”- 4-8-13

Teen Violence: An Issue for All of Us to Consider

Did you know that young people between the ages of 12 to 19 experience the highest rates of sexual assault? Additionally, youth between the ages of 18 and 19, experience the highest rates of stalking. These statistics bring to life the vulnerability of our youth despite their age. Teens and young adults need to be protected even if they argue that they no longer need the support of their parents.

Dr. Michael Clatch, Psy. D
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