Resources for Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness
Resources and Tools for Teens
Tips for Teens
Love is Respect from the National Teen Dating Violence Helpline helps teens figure out if their relationship is healthy, unhealthy, abusive or somewhere in between. And it gives tips for what to do to make it safe and healthy, and how to respect your partner's needs and how to communicate effectively.
Healthy Relationship Quiz
If you're a teen and want to take a quiz to find out if your relationship is healthy, check out this healthy relationship quiz.
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. The tip sheet helps teens assess the health of their relationships, encourages teens to seek help, and provides resource information.
Teen Power and Control Wheel
Love is respect - National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline's interactive Teen Power and Control Wheel. 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. This wheel is a great tool for conducting discussions about teen dating abuse and brainstorming possible resolutions.
Tools for Setting Boundaries
Thatsnotcool.com raises awareness about digital dating abuse to stop it before it gets worse.
Tips for Teens
MTV's A Thin Line offers tips for teens to help prevent sexting, cyberbullying, constant text messaging, spying and digital disrespect.
Tips for Teens
Boss of Me offers tips for teens to help them be in control of their own lives and set healthy boundaries with dating partners.
"Is it Abuse?" Video
"Is it abuse?" 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.
Several national campaigns are working to end teen dating violence:
"Choose Respect" is a CDC initiative that helps teens form healthy relationships to prevent dating violence. This national effort helps parents and educators motivate teens to challenge harmful beliefs about dating violence and take steps to form healthy and respectful relationships.
Futures Without Violence offers a variety of resources for Teens and Tweens
The Coaching Boys Into Men campaign invites men to be part of the solution by teaching boys that violence never equals strength.
MTV's A Thin Line campaign was developed to empower teens to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in their lives and amongst their peers. The campaign is built on the understanding that there's a "thin line" between what may begin as a harmless joke and something that could end up having a serious impact.
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