New Hope for Women's hotline is available 24/7 at 1-800-522-3304.
If you would feel more comfortable chatting online with an advocate, the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline has a Live Chat.
The paper also addresses the unique obstacles teens face when seeking help and/or deciding to end an abusive relationship.
Dating violence is violence that occurs within a dating relationship rather than, say, marriage; and dating violence is as much a problem for teenagers as it is for adults.
Yet teenagers frequently form their first romantic relationship without a clear understanding of what constitutes a healthy versus an unhealthy relationship.
As a result, they are particularly vulnerable to becoming targets of dating abuse.
Sexual violence in dating relationships is also a major concern.
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) | 1-800-787-3224 [TTY] Love is Respect: 1-866-331-9474 | 1.866.331.8453 [TTY]RAINN: National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)Love is Respect provides resources for teens, parents, friends and family, peer advocates, government officials, law enforcement officials and the general public. Breakthe engages, educates, and empowers youth to build lives and communities free from domestic and dating violence.
According to The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence, young men and women may have certain beliefs that lead to higher incidence of dating violence.
It is what happens in a teen dating relationship when one person uses abuse to gain power and keep control over his or her partner.
National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims.
The Date Safe Project is committed to being the nation’s leading organization for teaching how “asking first” makes all the difference in creating safer intimacy and in decreasing occurrences of sexual assault.