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Boston Public Health Commission Executive Director Barbara Ferrer talks to “48 Hours” about what parents need to know about teen dating abuse, the impact of social media, and the importance of healthy dating relationships. “Everybody’s electronically communicating about it. And what it tends to do is exacerbate the entirety of the situation.
Womens provides easy-to-understand legal information to women living with or escaping domestic violence.
All through Massachusetts, teenagers are working to bringing awareness to the growing problem of dating and breakup violence.
National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims.
Sure if 'something' happened and there is a reason that you can honestly write down, but in these cases he is looking for a quickie. Does he always take you to some remote place where you will never see anyone that you know? If he doesn’t want to be seen with you then why are you with him? Does he pick you up at your door so that the whole world can see or is it that you have to seem to 'run into him' somewhere else?One can't improve much on the 'Reporter's Creed' : Who, What, When, Why, Where, and How.If these questions are asked before each new relationship there would be a lot less accidental adultery going around.“Of teenagers who are in abusive relationships, 3 percent will tell an authority figure, 6 percent will tell a family member, but 75 percent will tell a friend - that’s why we focus on kids,” former Middlesex County, Mass., District Attorney Gerry Leone tells “48 Hours”.National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) | 1-800-787-3224 [TTY] Love is Respect: 1-866-331-9474 | 1.866.331.8453 [TTY]RAINN: National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)Love is Respect provides resources for teens, parents, friends and family, peer advocates, government officials, law enforcement officials and the general public. Breakthe engages, educates, and empowers youth to build lives and communities free from domestic and dating violence.