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Do You Need Help Now?

If you are in need of immediate help use these crisis resources. 

Learn more about how to prevent relationship violence.

  • Crisis Resources
    Willow Domestic Violence Center Crisis Line Get help immediately 24/7 (785) 843-3333 National Domestic Violence Hotline Call 1-800-799-7233 TTY 1-800-787-3224 Text "START" to 88788 or visit thehotline.org to chat live Love is Respect National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline Call 1-866-331-9474 TTY 1-866-331-8453 NYC Anti Violence Project 24-hour hour LGBTQAI violence prevention hotline (212) 714v-1141 Personalized Safety Planning One Love MyPlan App A tool for determining whether a relationship is unhealthy and for safety planning. Available for free download in iTunes App Store and Google Play. National Resource Center on Domestic Violence The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) provides a wide range of free, comprehensive, and individualized technical assistance, training, and specialized resource materials and key initiatives designed to enhance current domestic violence intervention and prevention strategies.
  • How to prevent relationship violence
    How to prevent relationship violence: packet from the CDC Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical Package of Programs, Policies, and Practices Preventing bullying https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/yv/Bullying-factsheet_508_1.pdf Prevent electronic aggression https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/EA-TipSheet-a.pdf Teaching Consent Early https://www.nsvrc.org/sites/default/files/publications/2018-12/TeachConsentEarly_final508.pdf
  • Resources for Parents
    Talk to kids about consent https://www.nsvrc.org/healthy-communications-kids-sheet Parent Discussion Guides on Youth Healthy Relationships https://www.loveisrespect.org/wp-content/uploads/media/sites/3/2021/09/Parent-Guide-2021_TAF_love-is-respect.pdf https://idvsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/High-School-Parent-Handbook.pdf https://www.breakthecycle.org/sites/default/files/hanbook_-_parents_of_teen_0.pdf
  • Understanding relationship violence
    Types of abuse https://www.loveisrespect.org/resources/types-of-abuse/ Dating abuse statistics https://www.loveisrespect.org/pdf/Dating_Abuse_Statistics.pdf https://ncadv.org/STATISTICS Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence https://apps.who.int/violence-info/studies?area=intimate-partner-violence&aspect=consequences&consequence-level=Health%20problems&group-by=category Dynamics of Abuse https://ncadv.sitewrench.com/dynamics-of-abuse
  • Understanding Healthy Vs. Unhealthy Relationships
    Signs of a Healthy Relationship https://www.joinonelove.org/signs-healthy-relationship/ https://www.joinonelove.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/ID_Healthy-Signs.pdf Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship https://www.joinonelove.org/signs-unhealthy-relationship/ https://www.joinonelove.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/10-Unhealthy-Signs.pdf Relationship Red Flags https://stopthehurt.org/relationships-red-flags/
  • How to support those experiencing relationship violence
    Understanding dating abuse https://www.loveisrespect.org/supporting-others-dating-abuse/ Support a friend or roommate https://www.loveisrespect.org/supporting-others-dating-abuse/support-a-friend-or-roommate-abuse/ Support a family member https://www.loveisrespect.org/supporting-others-dating-abuse/supporting-a-family-member/ https://www.loveisrespect.org/supporting-others-dating-abuse/support-your-abusive-partner/ https://www.loveisrespect.org/supporting-others-dating-abuse/supporting-your-child/ https://www.loveisrespect.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Parent-toolkit.pdf
  • Support for LGBTQ+ youth
    NURTURING HEALTHY, SAFE RELATIONSHIPS FOR LGBTQ+ YOUTH: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS A GUIDE TO HEALTHY, SAFE RELATIONSHIPS FOR LGBTQ+ YOUTH
  • Navigating Unhealthy Situations
    What To Do If... Your Partner Is Threatening Self-Harm or Suicide https://www.loveisrespect.org/resources/what-to-do-if-your-partner-threatens-suicide/
  • Tools for educators
    https://www.loveisrespect.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/middle-school-educators-toolkit.pdf https://www.loveisrespect.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/highschool-educators-toolkit.pdf
  • Recursos en Español
    Linea directa de violencia domestica https://espanol.thehotline.org/ Inicie una conversacion https://espanol.thehotline.org/otros/conversacion/ Maneras de apoyar https://espanol.thehotline.org/otros/maneras-apoyar/ Plan de seguridad https://espanol.thehotline.org/plan-de-seguridad/ Alerta de abuso https://espanol.thehotline.org/abuso/alerta-de-abuso/ Por que abusan https://espanol.thehotline.org/abuso/por-que-abusan/ El amor es mas que un sentimiento https://espanol.loveisrespect.org/ https://espanol.loveisrespect.org/relaciones-sanas/ Definiciones de noviazgo y preguntas frecuentes https://espanol.loveisrespect.org/resources/definiciones-preguntas/ https://espanol.loveisrespect.org/apoyando-otros/
  • Gaslighting & Emotional Abuse
    Examples of Gaslighting
  • Teen Dating Violence
    How to talk to teens about dating violence http://www.futureswithoutviolence.org/talk-teens-teen-dating-violence/ How to prevent teen dating violence https://www.chop.edu/news/health-tip/facts-about-teen-dating-violence-and-how-you-can-help-prevent-it
  • HOW TO TALK TO A FRIEND WHO MAY BE IN AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP
  • HOW TO TEACH CONSENT EARLY
  • TEEN DATING VIOLENCE PREVENTION: TIPS FOR PARENTS

We’ve pulled together some of the most helpful resources we’ve found on how to better understand relationship violence, how to prevent it, and how to help those impacted by it.

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