Recognizing Teen Dating Violence - Midday Maryland
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February 22, 2022
Lauren Hanley, MS, NCC - Program Coordinator for the Sexual Assault Forensic Examination and Domestic Violence Program (SAFE & DV) discusses teen dating violence (TDV). TDV is characterized by a pattern of unhealthy relationship behaviors, which includes physical, verbal, emotional, digital, or sexual abuse. Signs of TDV can include mood or behavior changes, withdrawing from friends, activities, sports, or other social activities, marks or bruises, a drop in academic performance, or new mental health concerns like anxiety or depression.