Teen dating cycle
For example, Half of youth who have been victims of both dating violence and rape attempt suicide, compared to 12.5% of non-abused girls and 5.4% of non-abused boys.
A new initiative introduced by El Paso County officials aimed at reducing domestic violence and teen dating violence.
If you’re a parent, watch for the signs of abuse and try to talk with your teen and help them get help.
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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and Break the Cycle, an organization dedicated to “Empowering Youth to End Domestic Violence” is hosting Teen to promote awareness and prevention throughout this month.
Teen helps communities and individuals across the country become more informed about dating abuse prevention, while also teaching the qualities of healthy relationships.
The film depicts the fictional story of teenager Natalie Rivera, who becomes a victim of dating violence.
This conference allowed open communication in families about teen dating violence, creating new channels of conversation between parents and teens that may have never before been discussed.If we continue to empower young people to be upstanding citizens, we will see the cycle of domestic violence and its horrific statistics begin to decline.The Costa Mesa Family Resource Center (CMFRC) also held its first annual that involved over 80 parents and their teens in the journey to building and living healthy relationships.With this disturbing data as a backdrop, it becomes clear that not only is dating abuse an extremely serious issue, but it’s also one that appears on course to reach epidemic levels.In an effort to stem this tragic tide, the nonprofit organization Break the Cycle designated February as Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month.