15.5% of adolescents (ages 12 to 19) and 15.3% of children (ages 6 to 11) are obese.
25% of kids under 10 years of age have high cholesterol, high blood pressure or some other contributor of heart disease. A new report has issued a stark warning that children’s lives will be shorter than their parent’s if this trend continues.
Childhood obesity has been running rampant in our society and spreading like an untamed fire. It is a dangerous and growing problem.
Obesity in teens has risen over the past twenty years and something needs to be done about it to help them. Plus being an obese teenager is not fun at all socially, and most, if not all, obese teens really want help losing their weight. There is help for overweight and teen obesity at Chastity House. These include a goal of 10,000 steps per day as measured on pedometers, dancersize, food journaling, culinary classes.
At Chastity House teens will be given the opportunity to experience Healthy Habits in this program as follows:
The sessions help initiate lasting behavioral changes to create and sustain a healthier lifestyle at home.
Center for the Healing and
50 Lincoln Rd., Suite A
McDonough, GA 30253
(770) 898-7000 (Office)
(478) 202-7200 (Fax)
(770) 268-9000 (After Hour Emergency Only)
For General Inquiries email
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday through Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
GEORGIANS DID YOU KNOW THAT WE ARE:
ACCORDING TO THE CDCP,
RANKED #1 WITH THE HIGHEST HERPES STD VIRUS RATING IN THE NATION.
RANKED #1 WITH THE HIGHEST SYPHILLIS RATING IN THE NATION.
RANKED #5 WITH THE HIGHEST HIV/AIDS CASES IN THE NATION.
RANKED #9 WITH THE HIGHEST CHLAMYDIA AND GONORRHEA RATING IN THE NATION.
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI),
Atlanta was named as a top 5 cities for Human/Sex Trafficking.
According to the CDCP and Office of Adolescent Health,
Georgia is ranked in the top 14 in the nation with the highest teen pregnancy rating.