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Help Someone in an Unhealthy Relationship: Quick Tips

If you are worried that someone you care about may be in an unhealthy relationship, get tips on what to do next.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Take Steps to Protect Yourself from Relationship Violence

If your partner might be controlling or abusive, it's better to get help now than to wait.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline offers crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY 1-800-787-3224.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Questions and Answers for Immigrant and Refugee Women

If you have a husband, boyfriend or ex-husband who threatens, hits or harms you in anyway, there are steps you can take to make yourself and your children safe. Find information on domestic violence in a variety of languages.

Review Date: January 28, 2013

Futures Without Violence

Teens and Dating Abuse

Learn about teen dating abuse and violence, which is just as serious as adult domestic violence. If you think you may be in an abusive relationship, call the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline at 1-866-331-9474.

Review Date: January 30, 2013

National Domestic Violence Hotline

A Guide to Safe Schools: Action Steps for Students

There is much students can do to help create safe schools. Talk to your teachers, parents, and counselor to find out how you can get involved and do your part to make your school safe.

Review Date: March 18, 2013

Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice

Dating Violence: A Silent Epidemic

Learn about the silent epidemic of dating violence.

Review Date: January 22, 2013

Break the Cycle

Healthy Relationship Quiz

Everyone deserves to be in a safe and healthy relationship. Take this quiz to find out if your relationship is healthy.

Review Date: January 22, 2013

Break the Cycle

Healthy Relationships

Communication is a key part to building a healthy relationship. The first step is making sure you both want and expect the same things. The following tips can help you create and maintain a healthy relationship.

Review Date: January 22, 2013

Break the Cycle

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Parents Can Do

This booklet describes the impact of violence and disasters on children and adolescents, with suggestions for minimizing long-term emotional harm.

Review Date: January 31, 2013

NIH National Institute of Mental Health -NIMH

Join the Movement Against Dating Abuse

Teen dating violence is a community-wide problem that needs a community-wide solution. Joining a group will help ensure that your efforts are strengthened by a team of likeminded individuals.

Review Date: January 22, 2013

Break the Cycle

Prevent Teen Dating Violence

Here are some tips on how to help your teen if he/she is in a violent dating relationship.

Review Date: January 30, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Preventing Violence After a Natural Disaster

The increased stress associated with family disruption, challenges in meeting daily needs, as well as disruptions in law enforcement services can increase the possibility of violence. Follow these tips to prevent child abuse, manage stress and more.

Review Date: January 23, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Protecting Your Identity

Survivors of domestic violence need to protect themselves from abusers who use identity as a means of power and control. Find steps to take to protect your identity, including relocating, opening a post office box to receive mail, and reporting suspected fraud.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Safety Planning

A safety plan is a personalized, practical plan that can help you avoid dangerous situations and know the best way to react when you’re in danger.

Review Date: January 22, 2013

Break the Cycle

Teen Dating Violence

Learn about the warning signs and excuses for dating violence so you can help teens develop healthy relationship attitudes and behaviors.

Review Date: January 30, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Understanding Youth Violence- (PDF)

This fact sheet provides general information on youth violence, including risk factors, impact on public health, and prevention strategies.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control - NCIPC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Violence Prevention: Tips for Coping With Stress

Mass tragedies, including school shootings, workplace violence, and community violence affect different people in different ways. This fact sheet provides tips for coping with stress, and includes information geared toward specific groups, including parents, kids and teens, and school personnel.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Workplace Violence- (PDF)

Workplace violence has emerged as an important safety and health issue in today's work settings. This document provides references and examples of possible solutions to violence in the workplace.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor