Understanding and addressing teen dating violence: Implications for family counselors. Teen dating violence: A review of risk factors and prevention efforts. Teen dating violence: Research, facts and findings. A collaboration of Cornell University, University of Rochester, and the New York state center for school safety.
Dating violence can put young people at high risk for long-term health consequences, serious injury and even death.Teen dating violence is a serious public health issue.Teenagers in physically or psychologically aggressive dating relationships are more than twice as likely to repeat such damaging relationships as adults and report increased substance use and suicidal feelings years later, compared with teens with healthy dating experiences, reports a new Cornell study.The effects of teen dating violence go far beyond physical and emotional trauma.As a result of violence, teen survivors often experience higher rates of truancy, low academic achievement, social isolation and pregnancy, which can impact their future economic security.