We can use this month to raise awareness about teen dating violence and take action toward a solution — both at home and in our communities. Online Kick off Rally - February 1st. Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month is a national effort to raise awareness and protect teens from violence. Nationwide, youth age 12 to 19 experience the highest rates of rape and sexual assault. Office of Violence Against Women. Talking about how the media portrays healthy and unhealthy relationships. Redesigned YE4C.
National Resources There are many organizations that provide direct services to young people who experience dating violence, as well as information to adults who are concerned about young people.
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
Click on the links below for individual event handouts to share! Learn more about it here: This year's updates include additional resources for teachers and school-based professionals and a new section to support the efforts of pregnancy prevention advocates and adolescent sexual health practitioners in addressing adolescent relationship abuse. Problem-Oriented Guides for Police. Intimate Partner Violence in the United States — Teen dating violence can be prevented, especially when there is a focus on reducing risk factors as well as fostering protective factorsand when teens are empowered through family, friends, and others including role models such as teachers, coaches, mentors, and youth group leaders to lead healthy lives and establish healthy relationships. Atlanta, GA: