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Facts

You may have the perfect relationship. But probably someone you know doesn’t. Check out the real facts of teen dating abuse here. Read More »

Warning Signs

Abuse escalates. Know the signs from early warnings to the lethal threats. It could save a life. Read More »

For Parents

DASH is for Parents: Articles and resources designed to keep you up to date with your teen, to keep you tech savvy, and to help you stay involved. Read More »

For Friends

DASH is for friends! Do you suspect your friend is in an abusive relationship. You CAN help. Read More »

For Guys

DASH is for guys. Be part of the solution. Get the facts and be a great role model for the people in YOUR life. Read More »

 

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.