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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 (

One in three teens experience some form of dating abuse (

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

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

February 7th is Wear Orange Day to raise awareness of teen dating violence! Take a picture of yourself wearing orange, and tag Turning Point on Facebook or Instagram!

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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:

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