8.5% of HS students report experiencing physical dating violence.
9.7% of HS students experienced sexual dating violence.
Studies over the past 20 years have shown a correlation between teen sexual activity and depression / suicide.
14% (14 out of 100) of middle and high school students have sent explicit images to others, while about 23% (23 out of 100) have received similar images from others.
MFI believes that all teens have the right to information that will help them make the best choices for their best futures.
In that regard, we provide information to equip them for:
Building and maintaining healthy character qualities, leading to healthy relationships.
Avoiding risky choices and behaviors.
Experiencing mental/emotional health & well-being.
Maximum Freedom, Inc. is a Partner of the Ohio Adolescent Health Centers. Funding for this project is provided in part by the Ohio Department of Health, Sexual Risk Avoidance Grant #02160021SR0220 awarded to Relationships Under Construction. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the Ohio Department of Health.