Dating violence conference
Drugs and alcohol can adversely impact teen dating relationships, even if the teams involved aren’t drinking.
At least one study has found that a parent’s drug or alcohol use can affect their child’s relationships in the future.
It happens to women of all races and ethnicities, incomes, and education levels.
It also happens across all age groups and in heterosexual and same-sex relationships.
Sometimes it’s because they feel pressure since other kids are doing it. Some teens turn to drugs and alcohol as a way to escape or relax.
Whatever the reason, drugs and alcohol alter the way our minds and bodies work.
Jim Yeargan, a former prosecutor and Atlanta-based DUI lawyer, says teens are much more likely than adults to get into an accident while driving under the influence.You do not have to send any photos that make you uncomfortable.Once you send a revealing photo, you have no control over who sees it.Break the Cycle inspires and supports young people 12 - 24 to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse.We are a culturally affirming organization that centers young people, caring adults, and communities in our prevention and intervention efforts.