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In the wake of all the upsetting daily news,
please remember CHC is here for you and your family.

help@chconline.org or 650.688.3625

Loveisrespect.org [web resource]

loveisrespectA project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline, Loveisrespect is a safe, inclusive space for young people to access information and get help in an environment that is designed specifically for them, and to provide information and support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, service providers, and members of law enforcement.

The Loveisrespect website provides comprehensive education on healthy, unhealthy and abusive dating relationships and behaviors, covering topics such as…

  • What to look for in a partner
  • Should you break up?
  • What is consent?
  • Conflict resolution
  • Setting boundaries
  • Healthy LGBTQ relationships
  • How to identify an abusive situation
  • Types of abuse
  • Drugs, alcohol and abuse
  • Texting and Sexting
  • Social networking safety

Highly-trained advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365.

Contact Loveisrespect:

Chat at www.loveisrespect.org
Text loveis to 22522*
Call 1-866-331-9474

Loveisrespect also mobilizes parents, educators, peers and survivors to proactively raise awareness on healthy dating behaviors and how to identify unhealthy and abusive patterns. Through trainings, educator toolkits, and curriculum, Loveisrespect helps community educators and advocates to promote healthy relationships and prevent future patterns of abuse. Downloadable handouts and other materials (some in Spanish) are available here.


Do you need someone to talk to? CHC Care Managers can arrange a free 30-minute Care Consultation so you can explore options with an expert. Call or email our Care Managers at 650.688.3625 or caremanager@chconline.org to set up an initial Consultation appointment.

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