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HEALTHY TEEN DATING

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Do You?

  • Cry a lot
  • Are upset a lot
  • Apologize a lot
  • Get scared

Does Your Partner?

  • Calls you terrible names
  • Makes threats
  • Tries to keep you away from friends or family
  • Uses drugs or alcohol a lot
  • Tries to control you

Remember Your Rights!

  • It is your right to feel safe and comfortable in your relationship
  • To explain and discuss this to your partner
  • You are the one to decide the kind of relationship you want.
  • You have the right not to be touched without your permission.
  • If you cannot establish an acceptable relationship, it might be best to walk away

LOVE IS RESPECT!
NO SHAME — JUST CALL

1.800.799.SAFE

You are precious. You deserve information to make good choices. The decisions you make TODAY will guide you to become a vibrant, self-reliant, happy, and successful woman in years to come.

Teen Resources

Video credits: Hawai`i State Department of Health, Sexual Violence Prevention Program; Sexual Violence Prevention Committee—East Hawai`i Community Action Team, Hilo High School—Performing Arts Learning Center; Hawai`i Youth Business Center; Grassroots Community Development Group; Na Leo ‘O Hawai`i, Inc.; The Wave 92.7FM; Hawai`i Office of the Prosecuting Attorney. Funding: Hawai`i Alliance for Community Health; Hawai`i County Council Members Ilagan & Yoshimoto; Hawai`i State Commission on the Status of Women.

DR. JILL MURRAY

Jill Murray, renowned psychologist, has talked to hundreds of you in intermediate and high schools. Her talks on Teen Dating Violence are inspiring and we hope you were able to hear her.

In addition to her lectures across the U.S. she has written several helpful books on the subject that are available on her website:

You can reach her or view videos on her website.

HERE ARE SOME OF HER BOOKS:

  • Teens & Relationships
  • Does Chaos and Drama Run in Your Life
  • Taking Your Life Back RIGHT NOW
  • SIX Universal Truths That Will Change Your Life TODAY!
  • Keys to a Healthy, Loving Relationship
  • Are you in an Unhealthy Relationship?
  • Why You’re With Mr. Wrong (and how to get it Right)
  • Dr. Jill Murray’s Relationships 101
  • Destructive Relationships
  • But He Never Hit me — The Devastating Cost of Non-Physical Abuse to Girls and Women

Your school counselors may also have some advice on what you can do.

HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS:
Police, Fire, Medical ………………………………………………………………………………911
Police Non-Emergency…………………………………………………………………935-3311
ACCESS Line/Crisis Hotline ……………………………………………800-753-6879
National Suicide Hotline …………………………………………………………….273-TALK
TREVOR (LGBTQ) Lifeline …………………………………………………800-488-7386
Rape/Sexual Assault Crisis Line …………………………………………………935-0677
Sexual Assault Support Services ………………………………………………961-3877
Sexual Assault Support Services ………………………………………………344-1424
Big Island Juvenile Intake and Assessment Center (BIJIAC) (24/7)…557-9004

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