Thank you for you for sharing this video with us.” Nancy J.Soctomah, Director/Advocate, Passamaquoddy Peaceful Relations “[Because the dating violence video was shown in school] we have since had a few conversations about kids they know that are in controlling relationships.” From Lori Y, a mother of a high school daughter who has a boyfriend.

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Domestic violence affects women of all ages, including teenagers.

To stop domestic violence against women of all ages, it is important that we stop it at an early age: we need to protect teens from dating violence and we need to educate young boys and girls that violence against women is wrong.

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline Phone: 1-866-331-9474 National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) Florida Abuse Hotline Phone: 1-800-962-2873 Phone: 1-800-453-5145 (TDD) Florida Domestic Violence Hotline Phone: 1-800-500-1119 TTY Hotline: 1-800-621-4202 Non-emergency Legal Hotline: 1-800-500-1119 prompt 3 Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV) 425 Office Plaza Dr.

This program is offered to students in grades 7 through 12.

Dating violence against adolescent girls and associated substance use, unhealthy weight control, sexual risk behavior, pregnancy and suicidality. 1 in 3 female teenagers in a dating relationship has feared for her physical safety.

Females ages 16 to 24 are more vulnerable to intimate partner violence than any other age group—at a rate almost triple the national average. Education policy brief: The imperative of developing teen dating violence prevention and intervention programs in secondary schools.

At the middle school level, this program introduces students to appropriate behaviors in a dating relationship, the differences between flirting and sexual harassment, and the importance of learning to set boundaries.

In high school, students receive a comprehensive overview of teen dating violence and how to prevent it.

It is imperative that we arm our students with the necessary tools to prevent dating and sexual violence.