National teen dating abuse

Each spoke of the wheel addresses a different tactic abusers employ in order to control a partner.

By clicking on each spoke of the wheel you can view the video diary of a scenario that corresponds with that description. " is a video created by the Kaiser Permanente (KP) Colorado Youth Advisory Council, in partnership with the KP Colorado Educational Theatre Programs and IPV Teen Task Force.

Teen dating violence — also called intimate relationship violence or intimate partner violence among adolescents or adolescent relationship abuse — includes physical, psychological or sexual abuse; harassment; or stalking of any person ages 12 to 18 in the context of a past or present romantic or consensual relationship.

Building off a long history of research in the area of intimate partner violence, NIJ is now looking to relationships during adolescence to understand the factors that put individuals at risk for involvement in abusive romantic relationships as adults.

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.

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) When a caller dials 1.800.656.

Did you know that one in three adolescents experience some form of dating abuse before the age of 18?

Discover the warning signs, learn how to get help and make a game plan so that you can make a difference in your community!

The following percentages of dating teens reported experiencing forms of abuse: An NIJ-funded longitudinal study of 1,162 students in the Midwest examined the prevalence of several kinds of abuse that male and female middle and high school students experienced and perpetrated in teen dating relationships. About one-third of girls and boys (35 percent and 36 percent, respectively) reported experiencing physical violence in a teen dating relationship. Verbal emotional abuse was the most common form of abuse in teen dating relationships for both girls and boys: 73 percent of girls and 66 percent of boys reported experiencing at least one instance of verbal abuse in a dating relationship in high school.

Emotional abuse is much harder to recognize, but no less damaging.

At the 2008 Summer Meeting of the National Association of Attorneys General, Attorneys General from across the nation passed a resolution encouraging schools to develop teen dating violence awareness curriculum.

Circle of 6 “Circle of 6” is a free app for i Phone and Android that helps prevent violence before it happens.

The Circle of 6 app makes it quick and easy to reach the 6 friends you choose. You Deserve a Safety Zone Tip Sheet "You deserve a safety zone" is a Kaiser Permanente (KP) tip sheet for teens who may be dealing with violence or abuse in their dating relationships.