Remember, she has the right to make her own decisions. PROVIDE RESOURCE INFORMATION: Offer the telephone number of the local domestic violence or sexual assault program.You can also provide the number for the National Domestic Violence Hotline (800)799-SAFE or the Rape, Abuse, Incest, National Network (800)656-HOPE. EDUCATE YOURSELF: Work to understand the dynamics of dating violence, sexual assault and stalking and the available options. It is not your place to tell others, with the exception of informing a teacher or another adult who will offer help and support. Both females and males can be survivors of sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.The 11 facts you want are below, and the sources for the facts are at the very bottom of the page. Whether you need support now or years after experiencing sexual assault or dating violence, confidential help is available 24 hours a day.
The findings are based on more than 1,100 kids ages 11 to 17 who were surveyed about a wide range of dating violence.UHS can review the risk of pregnancy, STIs, and physical injuries with the student, and provide more information about reporting options, emotional support, and academic accommodations.Please note: This article was published more than one year ago. The study focused on teens considered to be at high risk for dating violence -- those who had suffered or witnessed violence at home or in their neighborhoods.Overall, almost 11 percent of boys said they'd been physically abused by a dating partner at least three times.That compared with slightly less than 8 percent of girls.