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52 West Main Street
Washingtonville, NY 10992

Phone: 845.497.4000
Fax: 845.497.4030
Mentors in Violence Prevention Club Bring Awareness to HS Students


The Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Club scheduled a youth educator from Safe Homes of Orange County to host a table during lunch periods.  The interactive display provided information and activities for students encouraging a proactive response.


 


February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.  Nearly 1.5 million school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year.  One in three adolescents in the U.S. is the victim of physical, emotional, sexual or verbal abuse from a dating partner.  However, only 33% of teens in a violent relationship tell someone about the abuse.  Education is the key to fostering prevention.
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