Dating violence presentation and vigil
October 24, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Presentation in Chemistry Building lecture hall (room 114); vigil on Lillie B. Kassab Mall
The TELL Team presents an evening to learn about "healthy dating."
- One in three young adults report having been the victim of violence in a dating relationship.
- National statistics indicate dating violence are experienced by one in five college students.
- Students who are the victims of dating violence have more physical and mental health problems in addition to academic difficulties.
Is this you or a friend? Are you unsure? How do you know if you are in a healthy relationship? How do you stay safe when dating casually? Please join us for to learn more about dating violence and healthy relationships.
Because October is domestic violence month, an organization at UDM is addressing violence in dating relationships. The TELL Team will present its third annual Healthy Dating presentation and candlelight vigil, Thursday, Oct. 24 for students, faculty and staff. TELL stands for "Truth Embraces Love without Lies."
The event begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Chemistry Building lecture hall (room 114) with a presentation on recognizing signs of someone suffering from dating violence or sexual assault. At around 7 p.m., a candlelight vigil will be held on Lillie B. Kassab Mall to honor victims of all types of domestic violence.
Download the "Healthy Dating" flyer (PDF) for more information.