National teen dating violence hotline
During February, designated as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, we join President Obama to call for a focused effort to break the cycle of violence by providing support and services to the victims, their families and their communities.
As President Obama stated: The consequences of dating violence -- spanning impaired development to physical harm -- pose a threat to the health and well-being of teens across our Nation, and it is essential we come together to break the cycle of violence that burdens too many of our sons and daughters.
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (Teen DV Month), a national effort to raise awareness about healthy relationships and dating abuse.
Teen DV Month includes Respect Week, February 13-17, and Wear Orange Day on February 14.
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Trained staff members provide free and confidential services through a 24/7 hotline, live chat, and texting service.
And yet, violence in teen relationships is more common than many people believe. It’s incredibly important that teens have the resources and knowledge they need to set boundaries, recognize the warning signs of abuse, and form healthy relationships.
The hotline is free and confidential, providing 24/7 assistance in English and Spanish.
Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health: Healthy Relationships or 1-866-331-9474 or text loveis to 22522 Offers support, information, and advocacy to teens for preventing and ending abusive relationships.
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In one year, nearly one in ten high school students has been hit, slapped or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend.