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  • Love Is Not Control

    Love Is Not Control

    Learning about healthy relationships is an important part of preventing teen dating violence. During Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, we invited the community to talk about healthy relationships in youth, teens, and young adults, highlighting signs of respect and strong partnerships. The campaign included a video series, interactive social media posts, and digital advertising. Listeners also heard our PSAs on local radio stations, Spotify, Pandora, SoundCloud and iHeartRadio. While TDVAM 2020 has come to a close, we invite you to continue the conversation about healthy relationships with resources available on our teen center website.
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What Is Dating Violence?

Love is not abuse

Learn how to recognize the warning signs of dating violence and how to help someone you know who may be experiencing it.

What's abusive? What's healthy? If you need to talk to someone, where can you go for help? Explore the Teen Center to find out.

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Preventing Dating Violence

  • Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month +

    February is national Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. Help us raise awareness in RI about healthy relationships, and take a stand against dating abuse. See what we've done in the past to connect with RI communities, and learn about what you can do to start the conversation where you live, work, and go to school. Read More
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About Us

The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV) is an organization dedicated to ending domestic violence. We were formed in 1979 to support and assist the domestic violence agencies in Rhode Island. We provide leadership to our member agencies, strive to create justice for victims, and raise awareness on the issue of domestic violence in Rhode Island.

Help & Services

Our network of member agencies provides comprehensive emergency and support services to victims of dating violence, sexual violence, and stalking. Services include 24-hour hotline support, support groups, and counseling services. For more information, call the statewide Helpline at 800-494-8100 or click here.


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