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About the National Dating Abuse Helpline

The Helpline is a nationwide, 24-hour resource specifically designed for teens and young adults. Accessible by phone or internet, the Helpline offers real-time, one-on-one support from peer advocates. Call: 1-866-331-9474.

Review Date: January 22, 2013

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Love Is Respect: Get Help if You Are in an Abusive Relationship

Have a question? Need a friendly ear just to listen? Text, online chat, or call 1-866-331-9474.

Review Date: January 22, 2013

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Love Is Respect - National Dating Abuse Helpline

The National Dating Abuse Helpline is a national 24-hour resource available to answer your questions about teen dating abuse. Visit loveisrespect.org to chat with a peer advocate.

Review Date: January 23, 2013

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Love Is Respect - National Dating Abuse Helpline

The National Dating Abuse Helpline is a national 24-hour resource available to answer your questions about teen dating abuse. Visit loveisrespect.org to chat with a peer advocate.

Review Date: January 23, 2013

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Dating Abuse: Take Action

There are many great ways to get involved in preventing dating abuse. You can ask your elected officials to declare February Teen DV Month. You can ensure that young people learn about healthy relationships. You can also raise awareness about abuse.

Review Date: July 14, 2014

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Dating and Domestic Violence - Safety Planning

If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted or is in an abusive relationship, there are things to consider when thinking about safety. Read these suggestions that may be helpful.

Review Date: January 23, 2013

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

Dating Violence Awareness Month Events

Find Dating Violence Awareness Month events in your area.

Review Date: January 22, 2013

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Dating Violence: A Silent Epidemic

Learn about the silent epidemic of dating violence.

Review Date: January 22, 2013

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Download Materials on Preventing Teen Dating Violence

Help spread the word about healthy relationships. Download these materials and print as many as you like.

Review Date: January 22, 2013

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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

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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

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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
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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

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Take Action Against Dating Violence

Everyone deserves to be in a safe and healthy relationship. You can help make that happen by raising awareness about the issue, saying something about abuse when you see it and organizing your friends to make a difference. Here are some easy ways to get started.

Review Date: January 22, 2013

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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

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Teen DV Month: Get a Proclamation

Ask your mayor, governor, school principal, faith leader or other public official to issue a proclamation recognizing Teen DV Month in your community. Find everything you need to get started.

Review Date: January 22, 2013

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