The film depicts the fictional story of teenager Natalie Rivera, who becomes a victim of dating violence.In the 16-minute movie geared toward teens, Natalie suffers the cycle of physical and emotional abuse by her boyfriend Alex.This campaign focuses on reducing violence against women specifically on teens and young women ages 16-24.View PSATarget Audience: High School, Early College Dating is an important part of becoming an adult. This Emmy Award-winning program looks at common myths, such as "no" really means, "yes." Abuse and respect, sexual stereotypes, how to break up, and preventing violence are all discussed, along with what love is … Purchase info Target Audience: 6th Grade This program explores how abusers use violence and separate their partners from friends and family in order to gain complete control.Materials Students will need: (Facilitator Note: The statements do not have to be hung in any particular order.For up-to-date statistics, you can visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline at
Most blend issues of: Primary prevention: stopping violence before it starts - examining healthy relationships and gender stereotypes with Secondary prevention: addressing dating violence as it happens - examining bystander behavior and how to get help.
Teens are told how to get help for themselves, and how to help a friend who is being abused.
While girls are by far the most often abused, the fact that boys also can be victims of dating abuse is discussed.
Real teens talk about what they think abuse is and why they may be at risk for abuse in romantic relationships.
Experts explain how teens often don't tell anyone if they are victims of abuse because they are ashamed, or they don't want their parents stepping in to tell them what to do.