Girls are particularly vulnerable to experiencing violence in their relationships and are more likely to suffer long-term behavioral and health consequences, including suicide attempts, eating disorders, and drug use.
Adolescents in abusive relationships often carry these unhealthy patterns of violence into future relationships.
Despite the fact roughly one in three teens experiences abuse from a dating partner, most teens are unaware of the prevalence of TDV.
The first is convincing a teenage audience that every teen in the room is at risk for TDV.
What Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month?
February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (TDVAM).
We have compiled information for you to use for the month such as websites, facts, resources and 28 pieces of information that you can post on your website and/or social network sites.
February is Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month!