National teen dating violence month
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM) is a national effort to raise awareness and protect teens from violence. By encouraging your school, community-based organizations, tribal leaders, parents, and teens to join together to prevent teen dating violence– both at home and in our communities.
Being a teen isn’t an easy experience, and navigating relationships as a teen definitely isn’t an easy experience.Learn more about TDVAM events in your community with this handy calendar.Help Someone Today If you or someone you know who is in an abusive dating relationship, free and confidential help is available 24 hours a day through the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline, 7 days a week at 866-331-9474, or TTY 1-866-331-8453. Confidential help is also available through the National Domestic Violence Hotline.About 1 in 10 teens who have been on a date have also been physically abused by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the last year.Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month is a national effort to raise awareness and protect teens from violence.
During the month of February, Teen Dating Violence Awareness Months provides an opportunity for prevention and healing for victims According to the Domestic Violence Awareness Project, approximately 1.5 million high school students in the United States experience physical abuse from a dating partner.