Just Say YES speakers connect with middle and high school students through their own personal stories, the latest research and practical, relevant steps to get help.Contact us to have a Program Coordinator work with you to schedule a teen dating violence program for your school.finds Approximately two-thirds of Americans say it is hard to determine whether someone has been a victim of domestic abuse (64%) and want more information about what to do when confronted with domestic violence (65%).Unhealthy relationship behaviors often start early and lead to a lifetime of abuse.Young teens often do not realize that this kind of control is abusive.They feel flattered that the abuser wants them all to himself and don’t realize until later the psychological damage inflicted by this behavior.The abuser typically shows jealousy of other relationships and monopolizes the victim’s time so that they can’t engage in healthy relationships with others.
Encouraging or demanding that a partner neglect relationships with friends and family.
That's according to Choose Respect, a national initiative to help adolescents and young teens age 11 to 14 form healthy relationships to prevent dating abuse.
Every student, parent and teacher needs to be aware of the prevalence of teen dating violence in the US.
This also includes sexual contact with a partner who is intoxicated or drugged and unable to give clear and informed consent.
The use of any technology to control, pressure, or threaten a dating partner.