Whether a teen's school can help, however, may not be certain. Researchers reported in the August issue of Pediatrics that more than 80 percent of U.S. schools had no protocol for helping teens who were experiencing dating violence. Still, 61 percent of school counselors said that teens had approached them for advice about dating violence.
Break the Cycle has more about teen dating violence.
For more on teen dating violence, read about one young woman's experiences in a same-sex relationship.
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