See our ideas below about how you can make a difference.
Use the hashtag “#ICan Do Something NY” to share your ideas all month long.
Send a tweet to your followers: “I will say something if I see someone being abused by a partner.
We court risk more avidly as teens than at any other time.
This shows reliably in the lab, where teens take more chances in controlled experiments involving everything from card games to simulated driving.
Many parents create strict rules about dating to try to keep their teens safe.
The message must be clear that treating people in abusive ways will not be accepted, and policies must enforce this message to keep students safe.
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Teen dating violence can be prevented, especially when there is a focus on reducing risk factors as well as fostering protective factors, and when teens are empowered through family, friends, and others (including role models such as teachers, coaches, mentors, and youth group leaders) to lead healthy lives and establish healthy relationships.
It is important to create spaces, such as school communities, where the behavioral norms are not tolerant of abuse in dating relationships.
In New York State and across the country, February is recognized as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
February is a good time to educate yourself and your friends of Teen Dating Violence and how you can help.