February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM) which gives us a chance to shed light on one of the most devastating, often hidden, dangers that our young people face. 1 in 3 teens will experience dating abuse, but only 25% of parents talk to their kids about relationships. Use this month to talk with teens about what love really is, how to treat friends and partners, and how to stay safe in relationships.

To bring awareness to our community schools, our community educators created a toolkit for schools, universities, and youth groups to use during Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. These materials have been created with teens in mind, and with the help of teens/young adults: Get the TDVAM Toolkit - Free to download and use! 

Love is Respect has also created A Parent's Guide to Teen Dating Violence. This resource is helpful for parents looking to talk to their teens or pre-teens about this tough topic.