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Be aware of dating violence
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February is traditionally the month best associated with the color red, the emotional feeling of love and the complexities of the human heart. However, February is also the month teens and parents of teens are reminded that teen dating violence is a very real issue in the U.S. and here in Warren County.February is recognized each year as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.Statistics show as many as 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience some form of physical violence from a dating partner each year, according to CHEER Mental Health Center.Teen dating violence does not pick and choose preferences with respect to rural or urban areas or the demographics of those who become victims or those who are aggressors. It has no boundaries and occurs across diverse groups and cultures.