Abuse & Violence

Abuse & Violence


A Thin Line


MTV's campaign to stop digital abuse (harassment, sexting, bullying).

Break the Cycle


Break the Cycle engages, educates and empowers youth to build lives and communities free from domestic and dating violence.


Hotline: (800) 4-A-CHILD (422-4453)

You can call the confidential and anonymous National Abuse Hotline free, 24 hours a day, from anywhere in the US, US territories, and Canada. The hotline is staffed by professional crisis counselors. Interpreters are available in 140 languages. The Hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources.

CUAV: Community United Against Violence


CUAV – Community United Against Violence, CUAV is the nation’s first LGBTQQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) anti-violence organization. Their mission is to prevent and respond to violence against and within diverse LGBTQQ communities.

Love is Respect


Developed by Liz Claiborne as part of their efforts to battle domestic and intimate violence, this site includes a section just for teens about healthy and unhealthy relationships.

Their National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline is 1-866-331-9474, 1-866-331-8453 (TTY).

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Help is available to callers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Assistance is available in English and Spanish with access to more than 170 languages through interpreter services. If you or someone you know is frightened about something in your relationship, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY 1-800-787-3224.

Project Respect


A Canadian website geared to youth 14 and up. You can find statistics on sexual violence, ways to help a friend, what to do if you are assaulted, youth efforts to prevent sexual violence, and much more.

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)


The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the largest anti-sexual assault organization in the nation. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline, the nation's first secure web-based hotline that provides live and completely confidential help to victims through instant messaging with trained staff.

Toll-Free: (800) 656-HOPE (4673)

The Teen Action Campaign


This site was created by teens in Massachusetts to help you prevent relationship violence. It encourages everyone to "see it and stop it" when it comes to intimate violence.