February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness about dating abuse, promote programs that support young people, and encourage communities to prevent this form of abuse with the goal of decreasing the prevalence of dating abuse among young people.
APHA is a member of the STRYVE Action Council, a collective of national organizations working to prevent youth violence. The council suggest sharing these social media posts during the month:
This February, during #TeenDVMonth, learn how to promote healthy and positive relationships for teens. @AmerAcadPeds offers tips on detecting signs of abuse at http://ow.ly/X48H30nzDcs #STRYVE
February is #TeenDVMonth. Check out the tool from @APA that helps teens recognize signs of abuse in a relationship at http://ow.ly/OzhR30nzDHA #STRYVE
Love Doesn’t Have to Hurt Teens! @APA offers info for teens on dating violence and what it really looks like in a relationship. Together we can #STRYVE to help teens to have respectful and safe relationships. #TeenDVMonth http://ow.ly/OzhR30nzDHA