Marissa LaRocca

Award-winning writer, coach, and the author of two #1 Amazon best sellers.

Marissa LaRocca is an award-winning writer, coach, and the author of two #1 Amazon bestsellers, Starving in Search of Me: A Coming-of-Age Story of Overcoming an Eating Disorder and Finding Self-Acceptance (Mango, 2018), and Everyone Is a Freak: Anonymous Confessions About Sex, Sexuality, and Desire (2019).

Additionally, Marissa is the CEO and Founder of Pilot Press, an innovative publishing company that works with new authors and influencers to write, edit, design, publish, and market books aimed to enlighten, empower, and transform our generation.

Marissa has been featured in Go Magazine, Self Magazine, Glam, Elite Daily, Well+Good, Topic, Pretty Progressive, The Chrysalis Reader, and the Chill Times. Marissa is also a contributing educator for The Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s Emotional Eating Course.

Follow Marissa on Instagram: marissa.larocca

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We analyze and disseminate data on teen pregnancy and teen birth. including prevention strategies proven effective globally, nationally and here in the Lone Star State.

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A baby was born to a teen mom once every 21 minutes in Texas 2.5% of in 2018.
2.5% of Texas teens had a baby in 2018
In the last decade the Texas teen birth rate has declined by 56%

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