Teen dating violence and substance abuse
In Love and In Danger, A Teen’s Guide to Breaking Free of Abusive Relationships By Barrie Levy, MSW.
Drugs, Alcohol, and Teen Dating Violence The teenage years are filled with emotion, hormones, and growth.
Teams have a lower tolerance for drugs and alcohol, so the effects are much more dramatic.
Unhealthy behaviors can be incredibly dangerous in a teenage relationship.
At least one study has found that a parent’s drug or alcohol use can affect their child’s relationships in the future.
According to researchers at the University of Buffalo research institute on addictions, teen dating Violence isn’t just a teenage problem.
Researchers believe that a parent’s addictions change the family dynamic and cause children to become more aggressive.
Books Breathing Underwater By Alex Flinn Harper Collins Publishers, Inc.
Excerpts from Breathing Underwater are used in the Liz Claiborne curriculum.
In our school district, this book is mandatory summer reading for all ninth graders.
If this book is then discussed in English class, it is advisable for English teachers to be trained in the topic of dating violence. Gift of Fear By Gavin De Becker This book can be used as a resource tool for teachers, and Chapters 1 and 4 (ex Parking Lot Scenario and Girl on a Plane) could be used when teaching about victimization.