Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month 2021

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Only approximately 33% of teens who are in a violent relationship ever tell anyone about the abuse (loveisrespect.org)

One in three teens experience some form of dating abuse (loveisrespect.org).

LGBTQ youth experience dating abuse at the same rates and in similar ways as heterosexual couples do (loveisrespect.org).

One in four teens is harassed or abused through technology (Urban Institute).

February 9th is Wear Orange Day to raise awareness of teen dating violence! Take a picture of yourself wearing orange, and tag Turning Point on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!

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If you are a victim of dating abuse and want local support, you can contact Turning Point by calling 800-232-6505 or texting “Turning Point” to 20121.

If you are a victim of dating abuse and want more general support, you can contact the National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline (love is respect) at 866-331-9474 or text "LOVEIS" to 22522.  The Trevor Project (for LGBTQ support) can be reached at 866-488-7386 or text "START" to 678-678.

 

Other online resources:

https://www.loveisrespect.org/

https://www.thetrevorproject.org/ 

https://thatsnotcool.com/

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