This panel discussion will focus on providing students with tools to identify warning signs and positive ways help themselves and their peers seek and get help.
Everyone deserves to be in a loving and respectful relationship.
Talk to teens about the importance of developing healthy, respectful relationships.
Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.
Because there are real dangers that come with being in an abusive relationship, and teens often have little experience with healthy dating relationships, adults can be instrumental sources of education, guidance and support.
Victims of teen dating violence are more likely to experience symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Unfortunately, teen dating violence—the type of intimate partner violence that occurs between two young people who are, or who were once in, an intimate relationship—is a serious problem in the United States.
Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name calling, are a "normal" part of a relationship.
However, these behaviors can become abusive and develop into more serious forms of violence.