If you think a student may be experiencing abuse, follow your mandatory reporting requirements and contact your school counselor. Refer your student to national helplines, local resources or emergency services, if needed.
The National Teen Dating Abuse Help Line
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) Hotline
Ask your school counselor for contact information for local resources:
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"Approximately one in three adolescent girls in the U.S. is a victim of physical, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner."
–The National Council on Crime and Delinquency Focus