Dating family events
Each year, nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner.
At a rate far higher than other forms of youth violence, teen dating violence impacts 1 in 3 adolescents in the United States through physical, sexual, emotional and verbal abuse.
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.
Love Is Respect: National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline Providing resources for teens, parents, friends and family, Peer Advocates, government officials, law enforcement officials and the general public.Addressing Intimate Partner Abuse In Runaway and Homeless Youth: A Practical Guide for Service Providers (PDF, 207 KB) This practical guide from the Hollywood Homeless Youth Partnership addresses challenges specific to runaway and homeless youth facing intimate partner violence.National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth Teen Dating Violence Resources NCFY’s resources for youth workers include summaries of new research, Q&A’s with experts, and articles about what youth programs are doing to combat dating violence.From the standpoint of anthropology and sociology, dating is linked with other institutions such as marriage and the family which have also been changing rapidly and which have been subject to many forces, including advances in technology and medicine.