All Healthy Relationships programs are founded on the belief that: We believe that young people are capable of making positive, responsible choices in their relationships and are our greatest asset in the fight to ending teen dating violence, but that they can do so only after being provided with the knowledge they need to act.Testimonials “I’ve learned how to deal with unhealthy relationships by using the tools (the educators) have given me.But it is not and it does make sense that someone who is jealous could kill someone, or commit suicide.Now I realize I also was in an obsessive relationship.
(NCAVP, 2001; Dahir, 1999) However, LGBTQ youth are even less likely than heterosexual youth to tell anyone or seek help, and there are fewer resources for these teens.
Lessons on sexual violence are often included as part of the Healthy Relationships curriculum.
What are the goals of the Healthy Relationships Program? A 2009 survey conducted by Safe Futures found that in our area of Connecticut 12% of high school students have experienced physical violence in a dating relationship.
What is important to me in a dating relationship and what do I deserve?
How do I set boundaries in a relationship and what happens if my partner crosses one of my boundaries? How do I help a friend who is experiencing abuse or is abusing their partner?