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Primary Sources: Stopping Teen Dating Violence Before It Starts
Researchers investigate whether the It’s Your Game . . . Keep It Real program keeps young people from becoming victims of dating violence, or from perpetrating it.

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Primary Sources: How Do Teens and Young Adults Talk About Dating Violence?
Researchers explore how African American youth in Baltimore define dating violence and how they prefer to seek help.

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Q&A: Collaborating to End Teen Dating Violence and Promote Healthy Relationships
It takes a village to prevent teen dating violence. On a federal level, that village comprises the Federal Interagency Workgroup on Teen Dating Violence. Carrie Mulford, social science analyst at the National Institute of Justice and coordinator of the workgroup, told us about recent research on dating violence being spearheaded by the National Institute on Justice and the workgroup, and the direction dating violence research and programs are headed.

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Four Online Resources to Help You Prevent Teen Dating Violence
As Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month wraps up, familiarize yourself with resources that can help you educate and support teens and their parents and caregivers throughout the year.

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Q&A: The Urban Institute Surveys Teens About Digital Dating Abuse
Researcher Janine M. Zweig talks about who is most at risk of digital dating abuse and what more can be done to help them.

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Primary Sources: How Can Communities Help Prevent Dating Violence?
A new study looks at young people's perceptions of anti-dating-violence efforts in their communities.

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#NCFYChat: “Building Healthy Relationships: Collaborating on Teen Dating Violence and Pregnancy Prevention”
Please join us Thursday, February 27, for a Twitter chat with Break the Cycle about the ways advocates for teen health can collaborate to prevent dating violence and adolescent pregnancy.

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A New Guide Can Help You Get Teens Involved in Preventing Dating Violence
From The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence, an anti-dating violence campaign developed for teens by teens.

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Primary Sources: LGBTQ Youth at Higher Risk for Dating Violence, More Likely to Seek Help
A recent study from the Urban Institute explores dating violence and abuse among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning teens.

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Five Steps to Starting a Youth Council to Prevent Domestic Violence
A toolkit from the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers practical advice and tools for including youth leaders in violence prevention efforts.

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