Teen Dating Abuse
If you believe you could be in an abusive relationship and will need assistance, or if you are hunting for assistance for a buddy, please call the Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-866-723-3014 Specialist counselors are waiting to speak with you, and all calls are confidential. Aspect of the operate of Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County is to spread awareness and education about domestic violence, such as teen dating violence, all through our community. Approximately one in three adolescent girls in the U.S. is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner. A single in 4 teen girls in a relationship says she has been threatened with violence or experienced verbal abuse, and 13 percent say they have been physically hurt or hit.