SAFE (7233) or 1.800.787.3224 (TTY) Established in 1996 as a component of the Violence Against Women Act passed by Congress, the Hotline is a nonprofit organization that provides crisis intervention, information, and referral to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends, and families.The Hotline is a resource for domestic violence advocates, government officials, law enforcement agencies, and the general public. Advocates receive approximately 21,000 calls each month.This wheel is a great tool for conducting discussions about teen dating abuse and brainstorming possible resolutions. MTV's A Thin Line campaign was developed to empower teens to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in their lives and amongst their peers.

NCVC is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them.

Since its inception in 1985, NCVC has worked with grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies throughout the United States serving millions of crime victims.

Victims of teen dating violence often keep the abuse a secret.

They should be encouraged to reach out to trusted adults like parents, teachers, school counselors, youth advisors, or health care providers.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) The Hotline serves as the only domestic violence hotline in the nation with access to more than 5,000 shelters and domestic violence programs across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U. It operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in more than 170 different languages through interpreter services, with a TTY line available for the Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing.

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) When a caller dials 1.800.656.Tips for Teens Love is Respect from the National Teen Dating Violence Helpline helps teens figure out if their relationship is healthy, unhealthy, abusive or somewhere in between.And it gives tips for what to do to make it safe and healthy, and how to respect your partner's needs and how to communicate effectively.loveisrespect: 1-866-331-9474 Text: loveis to 22522 TTY: 1-866-331-8453 Call for confidential advice and counseling.Visit resources, safety tips, online chats available with peer advocates 24/7. The Hotline is toll-free, confidential and anonymous.Check out the loveisrespect website for more information and to download the NYAB’s Respect Week 2014 Guide. Want to know how to help a young person experiencing abuse? Also, find us on Facebook and Twitter to stay updated with important resources and information for loved ones who may be experiencing dating violence.