February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month
Monarch Services invites you to join us in helping to raise awareness on this important issue by encouraging statewide youth, families, schools, law enforcement communities, government agencies, elected officials, civic organizations and other interested groups to show support for the organizations and individuals who provide critical advocacy, services, and assistance to victims of teen dating violence.
Did you know…
- 8.2% of California’s 11th grade students report being “hit, slapped, or physically hurt on purpose” by their partner
- Youth ages 16-24 experience the highest per capita rate of intimate partner violence of any age group – a rate nearly triple the national average