We never discussed it beyond the general basics most children learn, no one is allowed to physically harm you, make sure you tell us if you are being bullied, and never bully or physically hurt anyone else.
Abuse in relationships was not a topic of conversation because it did not need to be.
The Hotline serves as the only domestic violence hotline in the nation with access to more than 5,000 shelters and domestic violence programs across the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U. The Hotline is toll-free, confidential, and anonymous.
Teen dating violence occurs in straight and gay (LGTBQ) relationships.SAFE (7233) or 1.800.787.3224 (TTY) Established in 1996 as a component of the Violence Against Women Act passed by Congress, the Hotline is a nonprofit organization that provides crisis intervention, information, and referral to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends, and families.The Hotline is a resource for domestic violence advocates, government officials, law enforcement agencies, and the general public. Advocates receive approximately 21,000 calls each month.In a 2014 survey, 20% of teens report they've been the victim or perpetrator of physical or sexual abuse.60% say that psychological abuse has occurred in their relationships.They can also seek confidential counsel and advice from professionally trained adults and peers.