May 7, 2010 -- Check out these resources for ways to stop domestic violence among teens and women.
Domestic Abuse Resources:
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-SAFE
Teen Dating Violence Resources:
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 866-331-9474
Love Is Respect: This Web site and the help line is geared toward people in their teens and early 20s, as well as their parents.
Love is Not Abuse: Teen dating violence information and resources sponsored by Liz Claiborne. Its campaign seeks to inform young women about what steps they can take to prevent domestic abuse.
Break the Cycle: A national organization dedicated to supporting young people and combating teen violence.
See It and Stop It: This Web site is dedicated to helping teens recognize warning signs of dating violence, and to speak out.
Domestic Abuse and Teen Dating Violence Resources
Do Something: This national organization seeks to empower youth to take action on causes they care about, including fighting teen dating abuse.
Day One: This organization works in the five boroughs of New York City to combat dating abuse and domestic violence by empowering young people to seek and and keep safe relationships. Day One offers community education, supportive services, legal advocacy and leadership development. According to their Web site, the group has educated more than 20,000 youth since 2003.
The Nicole Brown Simpson Foundation: The nonprofit and advocacy group raises awareness against domestic violence surrounding women.
CLICK HERE for a list of warning signs to help spot an abusive relationship.