Causing Pain: Real Stories of Dating Abuse and Violence

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This resource from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention consists of two videos and a discussion guide. These are designed to educate teens, parents, and other adults about healthy and unhealthy dating relationships and help them recognize warning signs for dating violence.

The videos contain true stories of teens, parents, and professionals who have been in or witnessed abusive relationships. They describe their experiences and insights so that others can recognize and prevent dating abuse in their own lives or in the lives of their friends.

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Transcripts of the videos are also provided.