68% of all teens note ‘fear of parents finding out’ as #1 reason they don’t use birth control. Ironically, 68% of parents hope their teen would talk to them about using birth control when deciding to become sexually active.
Tips for Becoming a Trusted Askable Adult
Garfield County PREP wants to help parents and adults with these difficult conversations. Trusted Adult trainings can be arranged for parent groups through schools, faith-based organizations or by gathering a group of your friends together for some supportive conversations, information sharing and myth busting.