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Information for Teens

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please check out our new website and take a pledge against dating violence!

Personal Stories
Dating abuse in teen and young adult relationships is very common. Chances are you or someone you know has been a victim of controlling and abusive behavior in a relationship.

Abuse in the Family
If you or someone you know is growing up in a home with abuse, help is available.

Relationship Quiz
When does a relationship that starts out good become bad or even abusive? Take the Relationship Quiz to learn more.

Stay Safe
It is always difficult — and can be dangerous — to break up with an abusive and controlling partner. If you are thinking about breaking up, here are some suggestions about ways to break up safely.

Help a Friend
It is not easy to talk to someone about the abuse that you may suspect in their relationship. But, it is important. Everyone deserves to have a good relationship.

Service Project Ideas
Looking for a meaningful service project for yourself or your club? Say "No More" to dating and domestic violence by leading one of the many suggested prevention and awareness activities.

Girl Scouts Take the Lead
Learn how girls in Northern New Jersey are leading efforts to prevent dating and domestic violence.



Safety Alert
Do not use this Web site if you suspect your computer is being monitored. Computer safety.

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