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Teen Violence Awareness

Your teen may just be getting into the dating scene...but are they safe? Monday kicks off teen dating violence awareness and prevention week...and experts say now is the time to get the word out about this growing danger.

The Hutchinson County Crisis Center and the New Mexico Board of Health will be giving out free tool kits and pamphlets throughout the week... Highlighting warning signs and offering an outlet for help.

Officials say one out of five female high school students report being physically or sexually abused by a dating partner.

For more information on teen dating violence symptoms and how you can keep your teen safe...log on to http://www.familyfirstaid.org/youth-violence.html

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