Dating Matters: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, September 2019

This site has everything you need to implement Dating Matters. You’ll find trainings, implementation guidance, access to the program materials, and many other resources here – the tools you need to promote respectful, healthy, and nonviolent relationships among teens in your community and to prevent dating violence.

Dating Matters: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships is a comprehensive teen dating violence prevention model developed by the CDC to stop teen dating violence before it starts. Dating Matters is based on the current evidence of what works to prevent teen dating violence. It focuses on teaching 11- to 14-year-olds healthy relationship skills. The model includes prevention strategies for individuals, peers, families, schools, and neighborhoods.

Access Dating Matters: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships here.

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