Start National teen dating violence prevention month

National teen dating violence prevention month

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Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.

Congress declared the entire month of February to be National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month four years later in 2010.

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month Dating violence can happen to any teen in a romantic, dating, or sexual relationship, anytime, anywhere. Learn how to prevent teen dating violence and to promote healthy relationships with CDC’s online resources.

The primary data source we use is the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), which is an annual study conducted by the Justice Department.