While teen dating violence can happen to anyone, the majority of the violence affects young women.
Resources for teens involved in abusive relationships include the following: The National Domestic Violence Hotline 1.800.799.
American Bar Association, Division for Public Education: National Teen Dating Violence Prevention Initiative: The American Bar Association has developed and distributed nationally 1,000 Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Toolkits introducing teens to dating facts, warning signs, and prevention recommendations.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence: 512-407-9020 You will reach an advocate who can talk with you about your situation, your safety, and the options available to you.
Our highly-trained advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.
According to loveisrespect, a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline, one in three teens in the US is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a partner.