With one out of eleven high school students in the past year experiencing some form of physical abuse — being hit, slapped, or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend — young adults need to know where they can turn for help. Even more teens (as high as ninety-six percent) reported emotional and psychological abuse in their relationships.
Book: This companion to The Care & Keeping of You isn’t meant to be a substitute for conversations with parents. In fact, the last chapter of the book provides helpful tips for girls talking with parents about puberty and other topics.
Book: It’s So Amazing! provides the answers—with fun, accurate, comic-book-style artwork and a clear, lively text that reflects the interests of children age seven and up in how things work, while giving them a healthy understanding of their bodies.
This Spanish-language edition of Barrie Levy’s acclaimed In Love and in Danger speaks to Latina teens about abusive relationships and how to break free. Real-life stories give teens the knowledge to confront dangerous situations; ways to tell if relationships are abusive; the differences between romantic, nurturing, and addictive love; the truth about why some guys abuse their girlfriends; and tips for building healthy relationships. A resource section includes community services.
PDF: Living Life Online is a resource guide for kids to learn critical thinking skills and apply them to understanding communicating online, asking essential questions: Do I know and trust who I’m dealing with – or what I’m sharing or downloading?