Teen Dating Violence affects millions of teens in the U.S. each year.
Youth who are victims of TDV are more likely to:
- Experience symptoms of depression and anxiety
- Engage in unhealthy behaviors, like using tobacco, drugs, and alcohol
- Exhibit antisocial behaviors, like lying, theft, bullying or hitting
- 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: