Wallace, CEO of Students Against Destructive Decisions, documents what's been learned about teen behavior through the indepth "Teens Today" study conducted from 2000 - 2006. This study reports data like:
- average age for alcohol initiation is 13
- by 12th grade, more than 75% of teens are drinking
- 35% of teens report using drugs
- 52% of high school students report having had sexual intercourse
The book provides wonderful advice for parents in handling and discussing these critical topics with their teens.