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.
Love is Not Abuse introduces a new resource online including curriculums for high school and college, and a series of handbooks for teens and parents about prevention of teen dating violence. Visit the new site at http://www.breakthecycle.org/youth-leadership-education.
We at DASH had a great idea to write an article on how to handle a summer romance. Well, great minds think alike and our friends at loveisrespect.org, the National Teen Dating Abuse site had the same idea! They’ve written a terrific piece on how to enjoy a new summer romance, or maintain your current relationship. Read the article at Love Is Respect.