Teen DVAM 2017

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February is national Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.

For information and ways to get involved, visit the Teen Center, a website by the RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV), or visit loveisrespect.org, a leading national resource that strives to empower youth to prevent dating abuse.

We all have the ability to help someone experiencing dating violence. No one can do everything, but everyone can do something. Together, our collective actions can make a big difference.

Welcome to NO MORE RI

Welcome to NOMORERI.org, a website of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV).

This site is one way the RICADV is bringing the message of "NO MORE Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault" to Rhode Islanders, in solidarity with the national movement against domestic violence. To learn about the national NO MORE campaign, visit NOMORE.org.

Tune into this website for updates on our statewide public awareness campaigns, which include Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) each October, Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month every February, and our Men's Campaign in June. You can also find information about the RICADV's network of member organizations, our legislative priorities, and ways you can get involved in the work to end domestic violence. #NOMORERI

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NO MORE Dating Violence

February is national Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month!

NO MORE Dating Violence

Follow the RICADV on social media (FacebookTwitter, & Instagram) for information and updates to share with your friends and family. Share your thoughts and what you’ve learned by posting on social media using the hashtags #teenDVmonth and #loveisrespect!

If you are experiencing dating violence or know someone who is, call the 24-hour Helpline at 800-494-8100, or connect with a local member agency for help and support.

How to Help a Friend


Click on the image above to listen to our 2017 public service announcement

You just realized your friend is experiencing dating violence – but what can you do?

Check out the Teen Center on www.ricadv.org, designed specifically for young people and the adults in their lives. Learn about healthy relationships, where to get help, and how to help a friend. When you know more, you can do more. Together, we can end dating violence.

Calendar of Events

  • 04 Mar
    "Romantic Comedy" to Benefit DVRCSC 04 Mar 2017 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    "Romantic Comedy" - MARCH 4 Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant $50.00 Includes: Dinner, Theatre, and Cabaret Call to Reserve your seats!! - 401.782.3995 - ask for Jessie When you purchase your

  • 05 Mar
    No More Week 05 Mar 2017 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Be a part of NO MORE Week, our annual grassroots activation, March 5th-11th, to raise awareness and funds to help end domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse (DV/SA). This year, in addition to mobilizing

  • 07 Mar
    Spring Campaign Kickoff - SOJ 07 Mar 2017 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM

    This spring, from March 1st through May 15th, 2017, Sojourner House will be running a Campaign to raise funds to directly support these programs. We would like to raise $75,000 to meet the needs that our

  • 04 Mar - 07 Mar
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  • 23 Mar - 11 Apr
  • 21 Apr - 10 May
  • 06 Jun - 22 Jun

Prevention Corner

Our future depends on preventing domestic violence

Now more than ever, people are becoming aware of and outraged by the harmful impacts of dating and domestic violence. With primary prevention, we can stop the violence before it happens in the first place, before people ever become victims or perpetrators of abuse.

To learn more, check out this new resource created by the RICADV!

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Dating Violence Info

Approximately 1 in 3 adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner.

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Children and DV

Researchers estimate that between 10%-20% of America's children have been exposed to DV & at least one third of children will be exposed at some point during their childhood.

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