Identifying teen dating violence is key to breaking the cycle.
The helpline also offers tips on preventing abusive relationships and promotes awareness of healthy dating relationships.
To help bring greater awareness to teen dating violence, NCJRS presents this online compilation of topical resources.
Additionally, 63 percent of that same sample acknowledged perpetrating violence in a relationship.
Psychological abuse was the most common type of abuse victimization reported (over 60 percent), but there were also substantial rates of sexual abuse (18 percent) and physical abuse victimization (18 percent).
and promotes prevention of this violence." This year will mark the third annual Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week.
In honor of the week, Break the Cycle has held conferences, increased our educational efforts, launched new programs and spoke out on the issue. Look out for new publications, increased activity and more ways to get involved.
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If you or someone you know has been the victim of dating violence, free and confidential help is available 24 hours a day through the National Dating Abuse Helpline. HISTORY National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week was declared to be the first week in February in 2006.