Abuse comes in many forms. It may be emotional, physical, sexual, or a combination of these. Whatever shape or form abuse takes, it is always wrong. And it is not the victim's fault.
This category lists information on what abuse is, how it affects families and individuals, where to get help if you are the victim, and what to do if a friend is the victim.
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[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Learn what domestic violence is, how to help a friend, how to understand your feelings and what you can do. [UK hotline numbers]
How to Handle Abuse
[ Kids ] Hitting, grabbing, and yelling can all be kinds of abuse. This site talks about what abuse is and what to do about it.
Jennifer Ann's Group
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Dedicated to the prevention of teen dating violence through education. Tells about the warning signs of an abusive relationship and gives the number for the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline.
Love Our Children USA
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Information for kids and teens on recognizing and reporting child abuse. Includes national hotlines for a number of protective agencies.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Offers articles, quiz and answers to teens' questions about recognizing and dealing with violence or abuse.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Tells how to recognize the signs of an abusive relationship and what a healthy relationship is. Also explains what to do to prevent dating abuse and provides a forum.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Explains how to recognize symptoms of abuse, identifies long-term effects, and tells where to get help.
TeensHealth: Abusive Relationships
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Explains what abuse is, signs that you or a friend are being abused, and how to get help.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Information for teens on how to identify an abusive relationship. Provides a 24-hour hotline for the Sacramento, California area.
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