Dating violence group
Luckily, there are a host of organizations working to eliminate violence through a wide range of perspectives and methods.
We’ve rounded up 20 of them (in alphabetical order) below. Start by getting in touch with any of the organizations listed above; they can point you to volunteer opportunities across the country.
Plus, it’s hard to communicate with teens in love, and for young people to know what is, and isn’t, an abusive relationship.Violence in an adolescent relationship sets the stage for problems in future relationships, including intimate partner violence and sexual violence perpetration and/or victimization throughout life.For instance, youth who are victims of dating violence in high school are at higher risk for victimization during college.Supporting the development of healthy, respectful, and nonviolent relationships has the potential to reduce the occurrence of TDV and prevent its harmful and long-lasting effects on individuals, their families, and the communities where they live.During the pre-teen and teen years, it is critical for youth to begin to learn the skills needed—such as effectively managing feelings and using healthy communication— to create and foster healthy relationships.
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