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LOVE IS RESPECT
"Relationships may be defined in different ways depending on who’s involved, but healthy relationships all depend on a few key elements: healthy communication, healthy boundaries, mutual respect, and support for one another. Check in with each other’s needs regularly while also giving each other space and privacy, and be sure to keep an eye out for the warning signs of dating abuse." - loveisrespect.org
"TDV (Teen Dating Violence) is common... Nearly 1 in 11 female teens and about 1 in 15 male teens reported experiencing physical dating violence in the last year" - CDC.gov 2020
Teen Fiction & Non-Fiction Books that Explore Healthy vs. Abusive Relationships
Helpful Websites to Learn More About Teen Dating Violence
A project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline, love is respect offers 24/7 information, support, and advocacy to young people between the ages of 13 and 26 who have questions or concerns about their romantic relationships.
For nearly 40 years, Wellspring has been committed to helping survivors of relationship abuse (domestic violence) and sexual assault in the Saratoga Springs community.
This website offers resources for youth, adults and communities interested in learning more about teen dating violence.
NY State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
Learn about the #tdvcandyhearts campaign, raise awareness in your community and become an ally for victims of dating violence.
CDC - Preventing Teen Dating Violence
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides facts about Teen Dating Violence and prevention resources.
Youth.gov is a U.S. government website. Find facts about teen dating violence, prevention and links to more resources on this topic.
Bystander Intervention - Created by Wellspring of Saratoga Springs
Teen Dating Violence - Guides for Teens and Parents
Creating Healthy Relationships