Dating Abuse – Infographics


    More than 60 % of adolescents who date (both boys and girls) said they had experienced physical, sexual or psychological abuse from a partner, according to the National Survey on Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence published in 2016. “These relationships set the stage for future relationships,” additionally this abuse could

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Feel Alone? NEED SUPPORT Text 741741


THERE IS HOPE. YOU are loved, YOU are enough, YOU deserve happiness, YOU deserve support, YOU can ask for help. NEED SUPPORT Text 741741. Email us a request for a printable version of this FREE poster! christy@whatisloveteens.org

Top 5 Healthy Relationship Must Haves


1. Kindness: I DESERVE someone who is gentle, kind and shows empathy. 2. Trust: I DESERVE someone who I can confide in and feel safe with. 3. Loyalty: I DESERVE someone who is reliable, committed and supports me. 4. Strong Character: I DESERVE someone who brings out the best in

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2019 LOVE IS DIGITAL CAMPAIGN


  Social media is a great tool when it comes to raising awareness about the importance of healthy relationships. Do your part and let your posts ROAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat this February. Talk, repost, re-share, retag and re-blog! #whatisLOVEteens Use this hashtag to share what love and

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FEB 2019 IS TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH


  It’s a national effort carried on by youth activists, community leaders, and national and local organizations, to raise awareness about abuse in teen relationships and promote programs that prevent it. What is LOVE, Youth Wellness Connection high school clubs, and Domestic Violence Solutions launch the Love Yourself Campaign in

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AFTER SCHOOL WORKSHOP SERIES FOR TEENS – STARTS NOV 13TH, 2018


    What is LOVE presents a series of after-school workshops for teens! Starting Tuesday November 13th, 2018 from 3:30-5pm. Following workshop dates: 11/20/18, 11/27/18, 12/4/18, 12/11/18,  and 12/18/18.  Located at 1219 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA (in Youth Interactive Building) $5 donation per class suggested. See you all then!  

Partnering with Impact Hub


What is LOVE, a YouthWell Coalition member is happy to partner with Impact Hub for 17 AGAIN • A community conversation about teen mental health today – a mental wellness night providing parents and our community with tools and resources to support youth. Discover what it is like to be in high school today,

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Parent Community meeting


  The Santa Barbara Public Library hosted a Parent-Teen Workshop about the show Thirteen Reasons Why on September 27th  and October 4th. The show candidly discusses teen suicide, dating violence, sexual assault and bullying. It paints an accurate if disturbing picture of some aspects of teenage life. See the the parent and teen responses

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