Teen Dating Violence affects millions of teens in the U.S. each year.
Youth who are victims of TDV are more likely to:
1. Experience symptoms of depression and anxiety
2. Engage in unhealthy behaviors, like using tobacco, drugs, and alcohol
3. Exhibit antisocial behaviors, like lying, theft, bullying or hitting
4. Think about suicide
During Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, let’s look at how can we stop teen dating violence before it starts: