loveisrespect's engages, educates and empowers young people to prevent and end abusive relationships. It offers support, information and advocacy to young people, as well as to concerned family, friends, teachers, counselors and others. loveisrespect's services are free and confidential. Young people can use the services 24/7/365. The online website strives to be a safe, inclusive space. Young people can access information and get help in an environment designed specifically for them.
The resource launched in 2007 as a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline. It acts as not only the first 24-hour resource for teens experiencing dating violence and abuse, but also as the only teen helpline serving the entire United States. In 2011, it entered a strategic partnership with Break the Cycle, another national leader in preventing dating abuse. It launched 24-hour text services in the same year.
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