Dating violence in the news

31 Dec

So teens, parents of teens, and anyone who works with teens: February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.Take the opportunity now to educate yourselves on how to prevent teen dating violence, and raise awareness so that others can do the same.Many local teens experience it but some may not know it’s a problem.CASDA teaches teens what healthy relationships look and feel like. But CASDA officials tell us many teens mistake jealousy and controlling behaviors for love.According to the Center Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse (CASDA), teen dating violence is a bigger problem in the Northland than the national average.Teen dating violence can be physical, emotional, sexual, and verbal.

But he sees each interaction as an opportunity to educate peers and advocate against sexual violence.“Some people don’t know what it’s about,” noted Lazarowicz.Submitted photo Family Violence Prevention Center of Xenia will host “Walk a Mile in Their Shoes” p.m. 24 at Five Seasons Family Sports Club, 4242 Clyo Road, Dayton. Submitted photo Family Violence Prevention Center of Xenia will host “Walk a Mile in Their Shoes” p.m. 24 at Five Seasons Family Sports Club, 4242 Clyo Road, Dayton. One in five high school girls have experienced sexual dating violence. ,” one “teen reporter” examines the challenges faced by her peers and shines a light on the epidemic that is plaguing our youth.The SAVE of Essex County hotline can be reached at 1-877-733-2273 (CARE).The Standing Strong group joins similar peer-to-peer programming that SAVE has led in Barringer High School in Newark and in Irvington High School, Austin said.