Help with dating abuse
Expect Respect: Asking teenagers and young people to Expect Respect and give respect in their relationships. Choose Respect: Choose Respect is an initiative to help adolescents form healthy relationships to prevent dating abuse before it starts.
This national effort is designed to motivate adolescents to challenge harmful beliefs about dating abuse and take steps to form respectful relationships.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence: 512-407-9020 You will reach an advocate who can talk with you about your situation, your safety, and the options available to you.
All conversations with advocates at the National Hotline are strictly confidential.
National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center, Center for Safe Youth: Help for at-risk teen and their families.
National Network to End Domestic Violence: NNEDV is a social change organization dedicated to creating a social, political and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists.Violent words and actions are tools an abusive partner uses to gain and maintain power and control over their partner.Any young person can experience dating abuse or unhealthy relationship behaviors, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic standing, ethnicity, religion or culture.Visit resources, safety tips, online chats available with peer advocates 24/7. The Hotline is toll-free, confidential and anonymous.National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) The Hotline serves as the only domestic violence hotline in the nation with access to more than 5,000 shelters and domestic violence programs across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U. It operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in more than 170 different languages through interpreter services, with a TTY line available for the Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing.
Teens and young adults experience the same types of abuse as adults, including: If you or a loved one is in an abusive relationship, help is available.