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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month


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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month! Teen DV Month is a national effort to raise awareness about abuse in teen relationships. According to the Utah Department of Health (2013) out of students who had dated 22.7% reported being verbally or emotionally harmed, and 1 in 4 student reported some type of dating violence. Dating Violence is defined as physical, sexual or psychological/emotional violence within a relationship. It can occur to anyone and if not addressed can have long lasting effects. 

Please follow these hashtags to stay engaged in the conversation:

#teendvmonth #loveisrespect #hope #healing #recovery #rrctdvam  

We can all work together to end dating violence now, we hope you’ll join the conversation!

Resources: 

www.health.utah.gov/vipp

Download the Love is Respect Guide here http://www.loveisrespect.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Respect-Week-Guide-2018.pdf

Earlier Event: January 31
Experiencia de Yoga en Español
Later Event: February 2
RRC at the Mexican Consulate