As a young person in Rhode Island, you can learn how to recognize the warning signs of dating violence and how to help people you know who may be in abusive relationships.

Sometimes, the line between healthy and unhealthy in relationships can be hard to figure out (check out the Relationship Spectrum on, but when it comes to relationship abuse, there are signs to look out for. Hurtful, disrespectful, jealous all the time, tries to control you, no boundaries – these are all signs of an abusive partner.

But once you've found out that you or someone you know is experiencing abuse, what can you do?

Click here for ways to support a friend.

Click here for information about where to go for help.

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