To promote awareness and prevention of teen relationship violence and to help educate parents, teens and other on issues related to teen dating relationship violence (a precursor to domestic violence.)
To work along with educators by providing scholarships to teens who have overcome violence and are positive role models for ending teen violence.
A red flag is something your partner does that should make you pause and wonder if this relationship is right for you, makes you feel fearful or doubtful of your choices, makes you question your own judgment.
Click the link below (quick way out) if you need to leave this site immediately if being monitored by abusive partner. Please web browse in privacy mode and always delete your history browser.
If this is an emergency and you are able, please call 911 immediately while trying to get to a safe place. (closet, neighbor, somewhere where you may be safe until help arrives.)
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline:
or log on to the interactive Web site, loveisrespect.org to receive immediate, confidential assistance.
National Sexual Assault Hotline:
Florida Treasure Coast Teen Hotline:
Crime Victims Assistance Center
First Call for HELP
*All inquiries/information is confidential
You're both respectful of each other and your boundaries.
There is a strong sense of trust between you.
You openly discuss everything and listen carefully to each other.
You keep your own identity within the relationship and so does your partner.
You spend quality time together doing things that are mutually fulfilling as well as quality time apart doing what is important to you individually.
You encourage each other to grow.
You inspire each other to be a better person.
You respect each other's differences.
You share realistic expectations for the relationship.
You and your partner honor each other’s family ties and friendships.
Every day about 360 teens are treated in emergency departments for assault injuries.
Teen dating abuse affects nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide in a single year or 1 in 3 teens.
Teen Violence lasts a lifetime, even long after the abuse ends. Memories of the abuse remain, possible physical disfigurement, or even death. Friends and family may also carry emotional scars.
Homicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among teens.
Female teens are more likely than males to experience three or more types of violence.
Forms of violence: emotional, physical, cyberbullying, and sexual
Violence can impact school attendance and access to community support services.
Make healthy choices.
Become a leader and voice for change for healthier communities and schools.
Promote respect and empathy with family, friends, and peers.