Information on teen dating

2011 marks 40 years of social service and commitment to social change.

Youth Over Peace Over Violence's Youth Over Violence website features prevention tips, digital stories, forums, information for educators and information about POV's various prevention projects/campaigns, as well as videos, poetry and art.

If you need support there are people and resources available to help.

Remind your teen that he or she deserves a violence free relationship and that abuse is NEVER appropriate and NEVER their fault.

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 on you or someone else.

Love Is Not Through the Love is Not Abuse program, Liz Claiborne, Inc.

Love Is provides resources for teens, parents, friends and family, peer advocates, government officials, law enforcement, and the general public. A National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline is a national 24-hour resource that can be accessed by phone or the internet, specifically designed for teens and young adults.

The Helpline and offer real-time one-on-one support from trained Peer Advocates.

If you think your son or daughter may be controlling, abusive, or violent with his or her partner, tell your child that abuse and violence are NOT acceptable and that violence will not solve problems.

Let him or her know when you truly care for someone you don’t hurt them or try to control them.

Abuse affects people of every gender, race, class, sexual orientation, and nationality.

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