- 72% of students in 8th and 9th grade report that they are dating by the time they are in high school.
- One in four teens reports verbal, physical, emotional, or sexual abuse each year.
- 54% of students report dating violence among their peers.
The Choose Respect Campaign provides the essential tools necessary for adolescents to recognize the signs and prevent dating abuse before it begins. Choose Respect’s key initiative rests in encouraging positive action to form healthy, respectful relationships.
The Public Health Foundation's Learning Resource Center offers resources to strengthen the knowledge of your adolescent community and stimulate active conversation around healthy, respectful relationships. This compilation of material includes a wealth of information and helpful reminders for approximately 100 teens, students, or individuals in your community. The following items can be purchased individually:
These resources are perfect for the classroom, school assemblies, youth clinics, and community organizations.
Click here to visit PHF's Learning Resource Center and to view more resources.