Similar to domestic violence, teen dating violence is a repeated pattern of mental, physical, emotional, sexual, or economic abuse where one dating partner makes the other partner feel scared, weak, isolated, hurt, or sad.
However, young adults in abusive relationships face unique barriers to getting the help they need, including: Since 1995, Between Friends has been implementing its teen dating violence prevention program Relationship Education: A Choice for Hope (REACH).
CAHC’s website features recent research, resources, and briefs and factsheets, including the HEART Primer!
Health Care Education, Assessment & Response Tool for Teen Relationships.
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Between Friends can also assist in obtaining an Order of Protection.
Education and prevention programs are in more demand than ever as lawmakers, schools, domestic violence agencies, youth, and adults alike recognize that we can stop domestic violence before it starts.
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Futures Without Violence works to advance the health, stability, education, and security of women and girls, men and boys worldwide through education, train professionals such as healthcare providers, coaches, and judges on improving responses to violence and abuse, and also work with policymakers and advocates to end violence against women and children.Peace Over Violence works with many schools throughout Los Angeles with their is a project of the California Department of Health Services and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA), a statewide coalition of rape crisis centers and prevention programs founded in 1980.The campaign, which enlists young men to take action to stop rape, is designed to raise awareness of sexual violence among youth and highlight the vital role that young men can play in fostering healthy, safe relationships.If you are looking for more information, please visit our Between Friends’ new website for young people and adults dealing with the issue of teen dating violence at Friends REACH "You have helped me to have another outlook on life …