Teen suicide statistics and facts to help prevent teenage suicide in youth and teenagers.
Teen pregnancy statistic, facts, and info on teenage pregnancy. Help for troubled teens that are pregnant and need teen help.
Low self-esteem can plague either partner in a teen relationship and act as a catalyst to abuse.
When an abuser has low self-esteem, he may seek to control his partner's behavior since he doesn't feel worthy enough that she'll be faithful.
However, these behaviors can become abusive and develop into more serious forms of violence.
Teen dating violence [PDF 187KB] is defined as the physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence within a dating relationship, including stalking. Teen dating violence (physical and sexual) among US high school students: Findings from the 2013 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey. As teens develop emotionally, they are heavily influenced by experiences in their relationships.
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This collection offers a doorway to the resources available through Safe Housing Partnerships, a project of the federal Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium.
Sexual violence is notoriously difficult to measure, and there is no single source of data that provides a complete picture of the crime.
VAWnet's Special Collections are organized lists of select resources on specific topics related to gender-based violence that provide contextual information to encourage critical analysis.
Collections are developed by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence in collaboration with consultants and partner organizations.
Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.
Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship.