February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month-a time to promote healthy relationship skills to preteen and teens. Healthy and respectful behaviors can prevent teen dating violence.
- About 10% of high school students report being hit, slammed into something, or injured on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend in year before.
- Dating violence can be prevented when teens, families, organizations, and communities implement effective prevention strategies together.
- Dating Matters gives tips for preventing dating violence early and creating a safer future for young people