Cycle of teenage dating violence
SAFE (7233) or 1.800.787.3224 (TTY) Established in 1996 as a component of the Violence Against Women Act passed by Congress, the Hotline is a nonprofit organization that provides crisis intervention, information, and referral to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends, and families.
The Hotline is a resource for domestic violence advocates, government officials, law enforcement agencies, and the general public. Advocates receive approximately 21,000 calls each month.
The National Dating Abuse Helpline 1.866.331.9474 A service of Love is Respect, this national, 24-hour resource is specifically designed for teens and young adults.
The Helpline is accessible by phone or online chat and offers real-time, one-on-one support from peer advocates trained to offer support, information, and advocacy to those involved in dating abuse relationships as well as concerned friends, parents, teachers, clergy, law enforcement, and service providers.
Then I hang a new piece of paper, and ask them to write about behaviors in an unhealthy relationship. At the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, I work with many teenagers and young adults who have experienced domestic violence in their homes. Every year, over three million children are exposed to domestic violence, typically against their mothers.
And when young people’s first, best model of love includes violence, they risk becoming perpetrators or victims themselves.
This is called the intergenerational cycle of violence, and it has to end.
Break the Cycle, a national organization which addresses teen dating violence, hopes to empower, educate, and engage the teenagers to build communities and lives which are domestic violence-free.
Existing for more than a decade now, Break the Cycle is providing national leadership in working with teenagers to end and prevent dating and domestic violence.
The organization is currently providing practical and honest information and help for young adults and teenagers.
Break the Cycle A national, nonprofit organization (supported by many philanthropic organizations, government entities and senators, and members of the entertainment industry) which addresses teen dating violence, Break the Cycle’s mission is to engage, educate, and empower youth to build lives and communities free from domestic violence.
Break the Cycle provides resources and information for teens, educators, parents, supporters, and the media.