All teens have the right to a safe and healthy relationship, regardless of who you are, where you live, or who you love. No one deserves to live with violence or fear.  If you or a friend needs help, you can contact:

Any trusted teacher, coach or Guidance Counselor

Your local police department

The Melrose Alliance Against Violence at 781-662-2010 or online here

24-hour Hotlines:

Respond, Inc. in Somerville: 617-623-5900

REACH in Waltham: 800-899-4000

The National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center: 800-841-8371

Samariteens (Suicide prevention): 800-252-TEEN

Gay & Lesbian Peer Listening Line: 800-399-PEER

Learn more at these great websites:

Love is

That’s Not Cool