Start Dating violence brochures

Dating violence brochures

Download the Domestic Violence in the Workplace Overview Created exclusively for teens and young adults, this pocket card addresses how teens can respond to dating violence and includes important technology safety information.

Remember, having sex even once can result in an unplanned pregnancy, an STD (sexually transmitted disease) or both!

I hope the information in this brochure will help you or someone you know seek protection and safety.

I also hope you will work with the Assistant District Attorneys and Victim/Witness Advocates in my office to hold batterers responsible for their violent behavior through criminal prosecution. Blodgett District Attorney Domestic violence includes physical and sexual attacks and threats.

Fact: A person who wants to have sex with you does not necessarily love you.

Love involves much more than physical attraction and takes time to develop.

Teen dating violence can be prevented, especially when there is a focus on reducing risk factors as well as fostering protective factors, and when teens are empowered through family, friends, and others (including role models such as teachers, coaches, mentors, and youth group leaders) to lead healthy lives and establish healthy relationships.

It is important to create spaces, such as school communities, where the behavioral norms are not tolerant of abuse in dating relationships.

Click here to download the 2015 Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Annual Report This report, a joint project of GCADV and the Georgia Commission on Family Violence, provides important findings related to Georgia’s domestic violence fatalities and offers suggestions for the community about preventing future tragedies.