It’s never too early to start having these conversations — childhood and adolescence are crucial times to discuss love, respect, and boundaries.
The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence coordinates a center for healthy relationships for teens that develops tools, posters, curricula, model policies, etc.
To find out how teens are mobilizing in your community, please contact your state domestic violence coalition. Or they can call the 24/7/365 hotline at 1-866-331-9474.
Read some words of advice on how to help your teen.
Use this conversation card to help you start age-appropriate conversations with children and teen about healthy relationships.
It found that the quality of the parent-child relationship during early adolescence was a significant predictor of adolescent dating violence victimization and perpetration.