Dating violence awareness month 2016

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In light of these alarming facts, every year during the month of February advocates join efforts to raise awareness about dating violence, highlight promising practices, and encourage communities to get involved as part of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.

For the past ten years, Break the Cycle and the Love Is Not Abuse Campaign have been hosting It’s Time To Talk Day, and this year’s time to talk day takes place on February 3rd.

Every year, approximately 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner.

February marks Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month.Teen DV Month Challenge: Starting February 1st, the first individual or organization to change their Facebook picture to our campaign theme will win a Teen DV Month award and Amazon gift card!Please email Teen DV Month Challenge (Educator Exclusive): Starting February 1st, the first educator/group of educators to take a selfie with their local domestic violence organization and post to social media using #Prevention Star will win a Teen DV Month award and Amazon gift card. Teen DV Month Challenge – the organization with the most shares by the end of February will win a Teen DV Month award and Amazon gift card. We are grateful for the opportunity to have these conversations in the PHE classroom, and hope to continue to raise awareness to help prevent dating violence and unhealthy relationships for young people.We need to talk to young people about what constitutes a healthy relationship, and how they can get help if they need it.

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