Violence and Abuse

Violence and Abuse

National Child Abuse Hotline
Help available in English and Spanish for victims of child abuse. Callers speak to a counselor who will give immediate help and refer them to counselors near their homes. Call 1-800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453), seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization, offers telephone assistance and information for victims of rape, abuse and incest. Call 1-800-656-HOPE (4673).

DC Rape Crisis Center
Provides counseling, education, and other support services in the D.C. area. For immediate support, call 202-333-RAPE (7273).

Love Is Respect
A campaign to stop and prevent teen dating violence. Learn about healthy relationships and different types of abuse. For help, call 1-866-331-9474.

TeensHealth from Nemours: Abusive Relationships
Read about physical, emotional and sexual abuse. Learn the warning signs and how to get help.

TeensHealth from Nemours: Date Rape
Learn to protect yourself against date rape.

Sex, Etc.
Get information on dating violence and abuse - by teens, for teens.

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