RESPECT.


Dating Abuse is a pattern of violent behavior- physical, emotional or sexual-by one partner in a dating relationship toward the other.  But you have rights...


THE TEEN DATING BILL OF RIGHTS


You Have the Right to:
  • Not be abused
  • Live without fear
  • Say no to sex
  • Set your own limits
  • Change your mind
  • Choose your own friends
  • Refuse a date
  • End a relationship
  • Your opinion
  • Be respected
  • Spend time alone
  • Be heard
  • Set goals for yourself
  • Ask for help

IMPORTANT RESOURCES

 

   In your community:  A trusted teacher, counselor, school nurse, parent, pastor, or a relative.

 

Other resources:
National Teen Dating abuse Hotline
www.loveisrespect.org
1-866-331-9474

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.chooserespect.org
1-800-CDC-INFO

The Rape Crisis Center Hotline
1-877-906-RAPE (7273)

Safe Summit
www.safesummit.com

For additional dating abuse prevention resources, contact Melissa McClain, 330-543-8404, or mmcclain@chmca.org.

 


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