The limited data available on LGBTQ teen datingviolence, however, is cause for concern.showed significantly higher rates of datingviolence among LGB youth than among non-LGB youth.Teen datingviolence is a major public health concern, with about 1 in 10 teens experiencing physical violence or sexual coercion, and even higher rates of psychological abuse.
TRUE or FALSE 4) Datingviolence is only physical violence.
TRUE or FALSE 5) Using alcohol or drugs is a cause of datingviolence.
Organizations like loveisrespect, Futures without Violence, and Break the Cycle have increased awareness and provided resources for teens.
Congress too has joined the call to end dating abuse by dedicating the month of February to teen datingviolence awareness and prevention.
Definitions We use the phrase “teen datingviolence” (TDV) because that is the language generally used by advocates and the public health community to describe abusive and controlling behaviors in adolescent relationships.