Recently What is LOVE Executive Director Christy Stilwell joined the Ella Mission podcast discuss her work. Hear what she has to say about teaching the next generation to love in a healthy abuse-free way!
What is LOVE’s mission is to teach the next generation to love in a healthy, abuse-free way to end the cycle of relationship violence. Teen dating violence is a significantly underreported public health crisis: a recent study found that 60% of teens ages 13 to 18 reported experiencing physical, sexual, or emotional relationship violence. Youth who are victims are more likely to experience symptoms of depression and anxiety, engage in drug and alcohol abuse, engage in risky sexual behavior, and think about suicide.
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