We live in a culture where we are all at risk. There are behaviors and addictions that ruining people’s lives and sabotaging their relationships.
Please use the resources below to receive help with with whatever issue you are facing.
Hotline: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
National AIDS Hotline: 1-800-342-AIDS (1-800-342-2437)
National STD Hotline: 1-800-227-8922
Rape Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
Haven of Rest: (330) 535-1568
Crisis Pregnancy: www.alternaterm.org
Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-800-442-HOPE (1-800-442-4673)
Parental Resources: Parent Hotline: 1-800-840-6537 or www.parenthotline.net
Parents Anonymous Helpline: 1-800-345-5044
To Write Love on Her Arms: www.twloha.com
Young Women: www.mercyministries.org (Drug & alcohol abuse, unplanned pregnancy, depression, self abuse, eating disorders)
Exodus International – http://exodusinternational.org
Exodus Int’l assists those who have either same-sex attraction or outright homosexual activity.
Coalition Conscience website:
Focus on the Family – www.focusonthefamily.com
Research under the ‘Social Issues’ tab
Christian Philosophy by Andrew Wommack Chapter 10 – A Godly Perspective on Homosexuality and Chapter 11 – Facts and Statistic Regarding Homosexuality
XXX Church – www.xxxchurch.com
Pure Life Ministries: www.purelifeministries.org
Covenant Eyes: www.covenanteyes.com
Drugs & Alcohol
Narcotics Anonymous: www.na.org
Alcoholics Anonymous: www.aa.org
National Institute on Drug Abuse: drugabuse.gov/nidahome.html
Smoke Free: www.smokefree.gov
Teens Health: kidshealth.org
Video Game Addiction
Video Game Addiction: www.video-game-addiction.org
Crisis Assistance / Emergency Shelter
Haven of Rest Ministries: (330) 535-1563
Love Inc.: (330) 762-1200
A Typical Day in America (Teens in Crisis)
• 6 teens commit suicide
• 80 teens are raped
• 500 adolescents begin using drugs
• 1,000 unwed teenage girls become mothers
• 1,000 adolescents begin drinking alcohol
• 1,106 adolescents begins
• 2,200 teen drop out of high school
• 3,610 teens are assaulted
• 4,216 teens contract sexually transmitted diseases
• 135,000 kids bring guns or other weapons to school
More Child/Teen Stats
• 1 in 4 girls is sexually abused before the age of 18.
• 1 in 6 boys is sexually abused before the age of 18.
• 1 in 5 children are solicited sexually while on the internet.
• Nearly 70% of all reported sexual assaults (including assaults on adults) occur to children ages 17 and under.
• An estimated 39 million survivors of childhood sexual abuse exist in America today.
Abel, G., Becker, J., Mittelman , M., Cunningham- Rathner, J., Rouleau, J., & Murphy, W. (1987). Self reported sex crimes on non-incarcerated paraphiliacs. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2(1), 3-25.
Alcohol and Smoking
• 6% of all deaths are caused by alcohol
• 12% of all deaths are caused by cigarettes
• Average American income is 40,816
• Average credit card debt is 9,000
• Average credit cards is 6