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McLean High School Follows Suit!

McLean High School was also at the forefront of raising awareness about teen dating abuse this past month. On Wednesday March 25, 2011, McLean HS, along with the Safe Community Coalition, hosted a presentation/discussion with the DASH team. Click here to read more about the evening.

Teen Ambassadors

DASH is looking for “Teen Ambassadors” to help us spread the word about our website and the important information we need to share with teens. If you are interested in helping DASH, here are a few examples on what you can do to spread the word about datingabusestopshere.com.

Boston Magazine highlights teen dating abuse

Fatal Attraction by Eileen McNamara.

SHE DYED HER HAIR the color he liked. She shut out her friends after he ordered her to stop talking to them. She had sex before she was ready because he told her it was the only way to prove her love.

It wasn’t enough.

Help via Text Now Available

Break the Cycle and the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline have collaborated to introduce the newly improve website Love is Respect (www.loveisrespect.org). The site now offers Live Chat with peer counselors available 24/7. Plus in its most exciting development, you can now have your questions or concerns addressed by texting “Love Is” to 77054 for confidential help. Normal texting fees apply. If you need help or have any questions, visit www.loveisrespect.org.