February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month!

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month!

In New York State and across the country, February is recognized as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. February is a good time to educate yourself and your friends about Teen Dating Violence and how you can help.  See our ideas below about how you can make a difference. Use the hashtag “#ICanDoSomethingNY” to share your ideas all month long.Orange heart with dark red outline

Send a tweet to your followers:

“I will say something if I see someone being abused by a partner. @NYSOPDV #tdvcandyhearts”

“I will support victims of teen dating violence in my community.  @NYSOPDV #tdvcandyhearts”

“I will teach my younger siblings about healthy relationships.  @NYSOPDV #tdvcandyhearts”

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  • Web banner – Download the Respect Love, Love Respect web banner announcing Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.

    Put it on your Facebook page (or make it your profile picture), attach it to your e-mail signature, or send it to your friends and family. Ask your school to post it on their website and include it in their newsletter. 

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