The authors, Break the Cycle and Hazelden Publishing, are trusted in violence prevention, advocacy and evidence-based youth programming.
By combining their top resources, these two organizations are able to offer a comprehensive, best-practices model that empowers educators and students to make a difference.
Here’s how it works: curriculum includes free, easy-to-follow lesson plans teaching teens and 20-somethings about dating violence.
Teen dating violence can be physical, emotional, or sexual, and includes stalking.
It can occur in person or electronically, which includes texting, social media, and other online applications.
Three components of Dating Matters are currently available on CDC’s Veto Violence website.
CDC also developed technical packages to help states and communities prioritize efforts to prevent or reduce public health problems, including teen dating violence and intimate partner violence.
By: JM Oran A tender smile crosses Kimberly Segovia’s face when she checks her smartphone and notices a text message from her fiancé.