Dating violence websites
Talk to teens now about the importance of developing healthy, respectful relationships.
CDC’s Division of Violence Prevention is leading the initiative, Dating Matters®: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships.
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
Supporting the development of healthy, respectful, and nonviolent relationships has the potential to reduce the occurrence of TDV and prevent its harmful and long-lasting effects on individuals, their families, and the communities where they live.Break the Cycle inspires and supports young people 12 - 24 to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse.We are a culturally affirming organization that centers young people, caring adults, and communities in our prevention and intervention efforts.Victims of teen dating violence are more likely to experience symptoms of depression and anxiety.They might also engage in unhealthy behaviors, such as using tobacco, drugs, and alcohol.