Are you looking for a new, engaging way to educate young people about dating abuse? Do your students desire a more interactive experience that helps them define healthy relationships in their own terms? Are you ready to become an “Ultimate Advocate” for loveisrespect? Are you a concerned parent or healthcare professional looking for resources to provide?
If you answered YES to any of these questions, and you live in Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma or Texas – the Start Talking campaign is here for YOU.
Launched in 2012, the “Start Talking” campaign is a four-state initiative to prevent and end dating abuse. Through it, teens, parents, teachers and health care workers are receiving tools and resources they need to promote healthy relationships!
Inside these campaign web pages (see the rest in the menu to your right), you’ll find information on:
- Our free Start Talking Toolkit that comes with exclusive content, resources and access to the Start Talking Web App
- The new, innovative Start Talking Curriculum
- A searchable service directory for young people in IL, OK, NM and TX to find help in their local communities
And don't forget to explore the rest of loveisrespect for more information on preventing dating abuse and building healthy relationships.
Loveisrespect and Blue Cross Blue Shield believe every young person deserves a healthy relationship. Join us as we START TALKING about dating abuse and help make safer homes, safer schools and safer communities.