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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

1 February 2015 | 3:12 pm

1 in 3 adolescents in the United States have experienced abuse from a dating partner. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and is a national effort to raise awareness and protect teens from violence.  

 You can make a difference!
  • Ask local educators to discuss healthy relationships in the classroom
  • Speak up in your network
  • Participate in awareness efforts

Did you know there are anonymous text and chat support lines specifically for teens? Teens can text “loveis” to 22522 or chat online at www.loveisrespect.org to receive support from an advocate.

For more information and resources visit

1.  http://www.loveisrespect.org/is-this-abuse/dating-violence-statistics

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