Just Say YES speakers connect with middle and high school students through their own personal stories, the latest research and practical, relevant steps to get help.Contact us to have a Program Coordinator work with you to schedule a teen dating violence program for your school.
Our positive approach to prevention gives students the knowledge and awareness to avoid or seek help for dating violence.
The abuser may also threaten to harm himself or others as a coercion technique.
Physical harm caused to a victim’s person or property.
Teen dating violence can be prevented, especially when there is a focus on reducing risk factors as well as fostering protective factors, and when teens are empowered through family, friends, and others (including role models such as teachers, coaches, mentors, and youth group leaders) to lead healthy lives and establish healthy relationships.
It is important to create spaces, such as school communities, where the behavioral norms are not tolerant of abuse in dating relationships.