Preventing adolescent relationship abuse and promoting healthy relationships

Date published
31 May 2017
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Adolescence is a key time when many young people begin to experience romantic and sexual relationships. For some of these young people this time in their life will also include some form of violence and/or abuse in their early relationships, yet most intervention and prevention programmes target adults. Better understanding of adolescent relationship violence and abuse (ARVA) with a focus on building healthy relationships is needed to better support young people as they enter adulthood. Funding for the Family Violence Clearinghouse is managed by Superu.

Last update: 2 Jun 2017