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Subsequently, the following questions about teen dating violence are now included in the statewide survey: Were you ever physically forced to have sexual intercourse? “I think any rate above zero at this age group is concerning,” Jorge said.

Awareness via mobile apps New and pending strategies aimed at increasing awareness and prevention of teen partner violence attempt to meet this demographic where they are — on their mobile devices.

They’re developing a mobile app aimed at improving decision-making for mothers and daughters exposed to domestic violence.

Last November, Connecticut was one of four states to receive a ,000 grant from Futures Without Violence to train providers working in community health centers, including the Southwest Community Health Center in Bridgeport and Charter Oak Health Center in Hartford, to proactively ask about and intervene in situations involving domestic violence. “The rates of intimate partner violence are so high; we’re missing a lot of them,” said Dr.

Break the Cycle inspires and supports young people 12 - 24 to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse.

We are a culturally affirming organization that centers young people, caring adults, and communities in our prevention and intervention efforts.

Bring CCADV’s I Choose/Yo Escojo Campaign to your school or organization!

The campaign stems from the idea that violence is a choice – and with the right mentors and the right tools, boys and young men can choose to rise above dating violence and begin to understand how good choices can result in life-affirming successes.

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