Visit the below websites for local and national resources on teen issues, dating violence, healthy relationships, domestic and sexual violence and violence prevention.
Break the Cycle | Empowering Youth to End Dating Violence: Break the Cycle engages, educates and empowers young people to build lives and communities free from domestic and dating violence.
loveisrespect.org: A project of the National Dating Abuse Helpline (NDAH) & Break the Cycle, loveisrespect.org promotes healthy relationships.
Love Is Not Abuse: Liz Claiborne Inc’s Love Is Not Abuse campaign is committed to stopping teen dating abuse before it happens.
Start Strong: Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships is the largest initiative ever funded to target 11- to- 14-year-olds and rally entire communities to promote healthy relationships as the way to prevent teen dating violence and abuse.
THATSNOTCOOL.COM: Your cell, IM, and social networks are digital extensions of who you are. When someone pressures you or disrespects you in those places, that’s not cool.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence: National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence provides training & consulting and advocates to end domestic and sexual violence.
RAINN: Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network: Working to end sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
Prevention Institute: Prevention Institute aligns strategy, policy and collaboration to build health, foster equity and eliminate injury where people live, work, learn and play.
The Center for Women and Families: The Center for Women and Families helps victims of intimate partner abuse or sexual violence to become survivors through supportive services, community education and cooperative partnerships that foster hope, promote self-sufficiency and rebuild lives.
Kentucky Domestic Violence Association: The Kentucky Domestic Violence Association’s goal is to create awareness and help combat domestic violence in the Commonwealth.
Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs: The Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc. (KASAP) is the statewide coalition of the 13 rape crisis centers in the Commonwealth. The mission of KASAP is to speak with a unified voice against sexual victimization.
Louisville Youth Group: LYG boosts the self-esteem of GLBT youth by providing a safe space that encourages positive life choices, teaches healthy interactions with peers and adults, and develops activities in which youth are challenged to reach their full potential. LYG envision a universal community that accepts, affirms and uplifts all young people, no matter what their identity.