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Teen Dating Safety

Where’s The Line?

A first-of-its-kind effort designed to educate bystanders on how to appropriately address signs of family violence and abuse. Bystanders can anonymously and confidentially receive answers and advice by calling 844-234-LINE (5463), texting 87028 or chatting at www.WheresTheLine.info. The Information Coordinator is available to assist 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
wherestheline.info

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) The Resilience Project

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
aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/resilience

American Psychological Association (APA) Teen Dating Safety Guide

Click below to read their resource guide “Love Doesn’t Have to Hurt” for teens about dating abuse.
750 First Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002
(800) 374-2721
apa.org/pi/families/resources/love-teens.aspx

Be The One Ohio

Their website provides sexual violence prevention resources, information and tools.
Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (OAESV)
6111 Oak Tree Boulevard, Independence, Ohio 44131
(888) 886-8388
icanbetheone.com

Break the Cycle

Provides in depth dating abuse programs exclusively to young people ages 12 to 24. Teens can go online to ask confidential, anonymous questions about dating violence, learn facts about abuse and find out how to protect themselves. They also offer youth leadership and education opportunities, legal services and are involved with advocacy.
(866) 331-9474 or text “loveis” to 22522
breakthecycle.org

Center for Family Safety & Healing

Addresses all aspects of family violence including child abuse and neglect, teen dating abuse, domestic violence and elder abuse. They offer a continuum of research-based prevention, intervention and treatment programs for individuals (like counseling, prenatal/early intervention services, medical services for foster children and community training programs) who have experienced family violence.
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-8200
familysafetyandhealing.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.
(614) 353-4177
lovewithouthurt.org

National Center for Victims of Crime & VictimConnect

Provides many resources for victims of dating violence and stalking. VictimConnect, a program of the National Center, offers confidential referrals for crime victims by calling or online chat.
2000 M Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036
VictimConnect Hotline: (855) 484-2846
victimsofcrime.org
victimconnect.org

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: Love is Respect

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 or (866) 331-8453 TTY or text “loveis” to 22522
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
startstrong.futureswithoutviolence.org

Taking Charge

This website focuses on teens, and answers questions about relationships, parenthood, education, housing, legal rights, LGBT, foster care, immigration, money management and more. There is an online FAQ to help youth and young adults learn about their rights and responsibilities and other information they need to move with confidence through adulthood.
175 South Third Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 280-1984
takingchargeohio.org

That’s Not Cool

This website was created by teens to help prevent relationship violence. This national public education campaign uses digital examples of controlling, pressuring and threatening behavior to raise awareness about and prevent teen dating abuse.
thatsnotcool.com