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Teen Dating Violence

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Medical Home for Children Exposed to Violence

Offers physicians information and resources to help children and adolescents who have been exposed to violence. This website addresses community violence, cyber bullying, child abuse, domestic violence and teen dating violence.
141 Northwest Point Boulevard, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007
(800) 433-9016
 www.aap.org

American Psychological Association (APA)

Click below to read their resource guide for teens about dating abuse.
750 First Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002
(800) 374-2721
www.apa.org

Break the Cycle

Provides honest, practical solutions to dangerous and complicated teen dating violence situations. Teens can go online to ask confidential, anonymous questions about dating violence, learn facts about abuse and find out how to protect themselves.
PO Box 20035, Washington, DC 20035
(202) 824-0707
www.breakthecycle.org

Love Without Hurt

Encourages and teaches teens the skills and information they need to build healthy relationships in their lives; recognizing and preventing teen dating abuse. Services include: classroom presentations, summer workshops, teen conferences and training for professionals. They provide professional guidance, education, support and services to parents, educators and professionals who work with teenagers.
360 South Third Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 353-4177
www.lovewithouthurt.org

Mid-Ohio Psychological Services (MOPS)

Program:  Provides a broad range of mental health services to children, adolescents and families.  Individual, group and family therapy is offered and also their Therapeutic Mentor Program; which helps to enhance skills learned in therapy.  Other services address adjustments disorders, grief and loss, disruptive behaviors and mood disorders.  They also specialize in blended families, sexual abuse, domestic violence, anger management and ADHD.
Elibility:  children, adolescents and families in Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Delaware and Ross counties
Cost:  Ohio Medicaid is accepted and other health insurances will cover.  Contact directly for more specific information on services and payment options.
Referral:  no referral needed
2238 South Hamilton Road, Columbus, Ohio  43232
(614) 751-0042
www.mopsohio.com

National Center for Victims of Crime

Provides many resources for victims of dating violence and stalking.
2000 M Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036
(202) 467-8700
http://www.victimsofcrime.org/

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

The Love is Respect organization provides free phone support and resources for teens involved in dating abuse. Their website offers helpful information for teens and parents about healthy relationships and signs of abuse, and teens can chat online to get free, confidential advice.
Teen Helpline: (866) 331-9474
www.loveisrespect.org

Start Strong Futures Without Violence

Offers teen and tween dating violence information and guidance for the professional or parent of middle-school age children. Real life love lessons, literature and webinars are shared as well as insight on proven strategies and ways to execute those strategies leading to healthy decisions teens and tweens can make to have healthy dating friendships and relationships.
100 Montgomery Street, San Francsico, California  94129
(415) 678-5500
http://startstrong.futureswithoutviolence.org

That’s Not Cool

This website was created by teens to help prevent relationship violence. It’s a national public education campaign that uses digital examples of controlling, pressuring and threatening behavior to raise awareness about and prevent teen dating abuse.
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC 20530
(202) 514-2000
www.thatsnotcool.com

The Center for Family Safety & Healing Teen Dating Abuse

Offers counseling for victims of teen dating abuse, in addition to training for schools and community organizations regarding this issue.  Their website offers information regarding Teen Dating Abuse and how to Recognize, Respond and Refer.
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio  43205
(614) 722-8200
www.familysafetyandhealing.org