Awareness dating national prevention teen violence week
This is a unique opportunity to take action―whether you’re a student who wants to raise awareness about an issue that affects your friends, family, and community, or an adult educator who wants to empower teens to be part of the solution.
Orange is the official color of the Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month movement.
Check out these resources for tips and information to get the conversation started!
You may also find our free, online training Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention useful.
"These statistics are too high and what we know, too, is that the earlier intervention and prevention measures can be disseminated, the more likely we are to prevent or reduce the risk of harm," Reid said.
"Incurring dating violence during adolescence can leave someone vulnerable to negative future health outcomes, including but not limited to anxiety, PTSD, engagement in high-risk sex behavior and even future IPV (intimate partner violence) victimization.
You’ll find a wealth of resources for teens and adults, including sharable statistics, a Q&A section about teen dating violence, and tips and stories for promoting healthy relationships in your community.
Talk to the teens in your life about the affects of dating abuse.