Tell an adult you trust about what is happening, and use the following resources to get more information and help.
If you are in immediate danger, or in an emergency, call 911.
The program can be used towards community service hours.
Each girl will receive a T-shirt and a Certificate of Completion for her school portfolio.
Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing, possessiveness, and name calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship.Hannah Hiam of Newton, an 18-year-old recent graduate of Gann Academy, has been an active participant in Teen Safe for three years.“The mission of the program spoke to me,” she said.It is important to let someone you trust and who will believe you, know what is happening to Dating violence can be physical, but it can also be emotional, psychological verbal and/or sexual.Dating violence/abuse is illegal, and even though you are a teenager, there is information available to get help.We believe that through education, raising awareness and the promotion of respectful, nonviolent relationships we can help to heal and prevent teen dating violence.