El-Elyon is a biblical term that means the "Most High" over every challenge you face.
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Let's talk about teen pregnancy in Arizona and the U.S.:
The U.S. leads in Teen Pregnancy
AZ Teen Pregnancy Rates
Arizona teen pregnancy rate ranks 15th in the nation, with over 14,000 pregnant teens each year…that’s nearly 40 girls per day…with only 65% giving birth!
Arizona High School Sexual Activity Rates
43% of Arizona high school students have had sex, according to the AZ Dept. of Education:
School Drop-out Facts
Health Risks for Teen Mothers
Common medical problems among adolescent mothers include:
Health Risks for the Babies
Children born to teen mothers suffer from higher rates of low birth weight and related health problems:
Teen parents are still growing and developing themselves and are often unable to provide the kind of environment that infants and very young children require for optimal development.
Children of Teens Often Victims
Education (Training) and Mentorship (Support) through the Living and Learning Prevention Program administered by Irene Ellis, Executive Director at The House of El-Elyon.
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