Teen Dating Violence

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Healthy relationships make you feel good, loved, and supported. You should never be injured or feel unsafe because of something your partner does or says. The resources on this page can help you learn about dating violence and how to find support if you are being abused. 


Call 1-800-656-HOPE for 24/7, free and confidential help and counseling if you feel you've been sexually assualted. 

Have a question about dating abuse or just need a friendly ear to listen? Call 1.866.331.9474 to get support, stay safe, and get access to legal protection and more.  

Call 1.800.799.SAFE (7233) or 1.800.787.3224 (TTY) if you feel you are a victim of domestic abuse and need support including someone to talk to, crisis intervention, and a... Read more »


“Tony and Emily have been dating for a few weeks, and he is beginning to act like he owns her. He complains when she spends time with her best friend—or anyone except him. Afraid she’ll lose him,... Read more »


Do you know what it takes to have a healthy relationship? Find out and start putting what you learn into practice.

Learn about how young people are participating in youth-led prevention campaigns that help prevent domestic violence in their communities.

Training Resources

This free online course features interviews with leading experts, dynamic graphics and exercises, and compelling storytelling to describe what teen dating violence is and how to prevent it.

Videos & Podcasts

One in five young women has been sexually assaulted while in college. One is too many. President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, David Beckham, Eli Manning, Jeremy Lin, Evan Longoria,... Read more »

Watch The Halls web series and follow Justin, Quincy, and Tyler, three young men living in Boston, as they struggle with issues related to relationships, trauma, violence, and their own identities... Read more »

In the latest installment of Youth Speak Out, the National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth created podcast featuring two youth leaders explaining how they teach middle schoolers to analyze the... Read more »

This PSA produced by the White House features President Obama, Vice President Biden, and multiple professional athletes talking about the need to eliminate dating violence.


Romantic relationships should be fun and make you feel good about yourself. If a relationship is making you feel... Read more »

Do you know what to do if you or a friend is sexually assaulted? NotAlone.gov provides resources that can help you learn about what to do after a sexual assault, your rights as a victim, how to... Read more »

Dating abuse is about power and control. If you feel trapped in an abusive relationship, you can take back... Read more »

This website provides information about dating violence, such as facts and data, warning signs, and recent news and videos.

This website features resources, games, a comment board, and a place where youth dealing with teen dating abuse can ask for help.