february is teen dating violence awareness month with picture of a young man and young woman standing back to back

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. The theme is Huddle Up for Healthy Relationships. 

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Did you know that 1 in 3 young people experience violence or abuse in dating relationships?  This includes kids as young as 11 or 12.

The library has three nonfiction titles available in the Young Adult section.  These are:

  • Dating:  What is a Healthy Relationship  YA306.73 HAV
  • The Truth About Dating  YA241 EAS
  • Sex Plus  YA612 GRE

Check out the websites www.loveisrespect.org and www.breakthecycle.org for more information or go to our Tough Topics page.  You can also check out the following #Orange4Love, #teenDVmonth, #loveisrespect, #HuddleUp for #Healthy Relationships, #RespectWeek2019