Health effects of violent teenage dating
Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship.
However, these behaviors can become abusive and develop into serious forms of violence.
CAHC’s website features recent research, resources, and briefs and factsheets, including the HEART Primer!
Health Care Education, Assessment & Response Tool for Teen Relationships.
In honor of February’s National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, our second prevention student mental health We Care Campaign video focused on bringing awareness to the dangers of teen dating violence.
The We Care Campaign is a collaboration with the David Dawrence Center, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Collier County Sheriff’s Office and Collier County Public Schools that is committed to the health, happiness and wellbeing of our children.
SBHCs can find resources on this website as well as download free, powerful campaign posters.
Start Relating Before They Start Dating is an online guide of the initiative for parents to find information and tools to talk with their kids about healthy relationships.
A 2013 survey found approximately 10% of high school students reported physical victimization and 10% reported sexual victimization from a dating partner in the 12 months before they were surveyed.
Violence is related to a multitude of risk factors.
Risks of having unhealthy relationships increase for teens who; believe that dating violence is acceptable.
There is also a large focus on violence prevention with tweens and teens.
The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (CPEDV) is a statewide membership coalition comprised of 150 member organizations and individuals across the state to foster unity within the domestic violence movement in California.