February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM). To help bring awareness to this month, Rachael Friedman, Evaluation and Research intern at REACH, Molly Pistrang-Gomes, Youth Education Specialist at REACH, and Mavis, a student at Waltham High and a member of PAVE, (virtually) sat down with Dafni Suresh, a Foundation for MetroWest Youth in Philanthropy Alum, to discuss warning signs, tips on talking to teens, and resources for someone who may be experiencing dating violence. Read the full blog post here.
Teen dating violence is not rare. One in three teens in the United States will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from someone they’re in a relationship with before they become adults. If you are looking for more information on teen dating violence, please visit www.loveisrespect.org.