Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance: A coalition of people and agencies committed to ending sexual and domestic violence and the recognized leader in Virginia’s response to sexual and domestic violence.Fairfax County Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services Victim Assistance Network 24 hr hotline (confidential): 703-360-7273 Encourages a violence-free community through educational outreach that focuses on healthy relationships, effective communication skills, and recognition of abusive behaviors.American Bar Association, Division for Public Education: National Teen Dating Violence Prevention Initiative: The American Bar Association has developed and distributed nationally 1,000 Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Toolkits introducing teens to dating facts, warning signs, and prevention recommendations.
Seeitandstopit.org: A site created by teens in Massachusetts to help prevent teen dating violence.
Athinline.org: MTV’s A Thin Line campaign was developed to empower teens to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in their lives and among their peers.
The NSVRC works to address the causes and impact of sexual violence through collaboration, prevention efforts and the distribution of resources.
National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center, Center for Safe Youth: Help for at-risk teen and their families.
Many teens do not report it because they are afraid to tell friends and family. Youth who experience dating violence are more likely to experience the following: Additionally, youth who are victims of dating violence in high school are at higher risk for victimization during college.