- Nearly 1 in 3 teens report experiencing violent or abusive dating behaviors
- In Illinois, 1 in 10 teens (11%) report actual physical abuse or threats of physical violence
- 58% of students said they would not know how to help if they knew someone was a victim
These facts are the reason Family Shelter Service offers prevention education programs starting in middle schools on healthy dating relationships, boundaries, consent & cyber safety, and dating abuse & sexual assault.
For more information, visit: http://www.familyshelterservice.org/
Tikiya Young, Senior Prevention Educator
Meggie Zayas, Volunteer and Owner of Reclaiming Me