Tip of the Month: Dating and Domestic Violence

May 11, 2010 — In his remarks at the candlelight vigil for University of Virginia student Yeardley Love , U.Va. President John T. Casteen III charged members of the U.Va. community to recognize abuse and act on it, whether experiencing it firsthand or observing it in others. 

The U.Va. Women's Center's website provides several resources on relationship violence, including:

Domestic Violence: Myths and Realities
Relationship Checklist
Is Your Relationship Healthy?
Safety Strategies for Survivors of Abuse

Other sites to find more information on relationship violence include Red Flag Campaign, Live Strong and Dating Violence Prevention Center.

For information, contact the Office of Emergency Preparedness at 434-982-0565 or uvaoep@virginia.edu.