Dating violence help
Break the Cycle provides resources and information for teens, educators, parents, supporters, and the media.
The Break the Cycle website provides information about curricula, policy information, legal help and services, public awareness campaigns, and trainings related to teen dating violence.
A total of 338 students from a Midwest public university were included in the sample.
The study results showed many college students experience psychological, physical, sexual and technological violence; substance use is associated with DV; the type of violence experienced is associated with the type of help sources that victims will use; and victims seek help from informal sources more than formal sources.
It can affect anyone in a dating relationship, regardless of their gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or any other trait.
Dating violence is often about a person wanting/having power and control over their partner.
SAFE (7233) or 1.800.787.3224 (TTY) Established in 1996 as a component of the Violence Against Women Act passed by Congress, the Hotline is a nonprofit organization that provides crisis intervention, information, and referral to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends, and families.
The Helpline is accessible by phone or online chat and offers real-time, one-on-one support from peer advocates trained to offer support, information, and advocacy to those involved in dating abuse relationships as well as concerned friends, parents, teachers, clergy, law enforcement, and service providers.
Break the Cycle A national, nonprofit organization (supported by many philanthropic organizations, government entities and senators, and members of the entertainment industry) which addresses teen dating violence, Break the Cycle’s mission is to engage, educate, and empower youth to build lives and communities free from domestic violence.
It usually begins with emotional abuse and may escalate to include other forms of abuse.
Dating violence may include: Some of the behaviours involved in dating violence may be illegal.