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Grace Smith House Launches Healthy Relationship Campaign for Teens During Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Date:10/21/2013

Poughkeepsie, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2013

The Grace Smith House, a private not-for-profit domestic violence agency which provides both residential and non-residential services to victims of domestic violence and their children, announced the launch of a social media campaign which teaches teens about healthy relationships.

“Sadly, one in three teens have been in an abusive relationship,” said Himali Gandhi, Youth Education Outreach Coordinator, Grace Smith House. “Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime. The campaign serves as a catalyst to help teens understand what a healthy relationship is about.”

Grace Smith House worked with a focus group of area teens at Children’s Media Project to create the campaign, which consists of student produced PSAs, cinema advertising, high school football field advertising and Facebook advertising that all leads to http://www.teendatingquiz.com.

“The hope of our campaign was to meet teens where they are and educate them in an interactive way,” Gandhi said.

When the quiz is completed, the results tell the teen whether their relationship seems OK, if there are some warning signs or if they should seek help and provides the Grace Smith, free 24/7 hotline: 1-845-471-3033.

Gandhi explained that it takes a victim an average of seven times to leave an abusive relationship because the abuser has power and control over them. “We want teens in our community to know that there is someone they can trust. We are here to help them.”

About Grace Smith House

Grace Smith House, Inc. is a private not-for-profit domestic violence agency, which provides both residential and non-residential services to victims of domestic violence and their children. Its mission is to enable individuals and families to live free from domestic violence through providing shelter and apartments, advocacy, counseling and education; raising the consciousness of the community regarding the extent, type and seriousness of domestic violence and initiating and taking positions on public policies in order to provide options which empower victims of domestic violence. Besides providing a safe place, where the victims can start their healing process and work towards leading lives free from violence, the agency’s mission is to educate the community about the extent, type and seriousness of domestic violence and to initiate a public policy in order to provide options that empower victims of domestic violence. For more information, please visit http://www.gracesmithhouse.org/.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11252320.htm.


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