It’s estimated that one in three teenage girls in this country has experienced some form of abuse in an intimate relationship: verbal, emotional or sexual – or all three.

Teens are suffering, and they aren’t always getting the help they need. In his KCBS Cover Story series, Jeffery Schaub examines the cycle of violence and how teens are struggling to break free.

Full KCBS Cover Story Series: Teen Violence

If you need help due to an abusive relationship or want more information on how to protect yourself from one, please use the following resources.

Project Survive

CORA of San Mateo County

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233)

La Casa de las Madres:

Huckleberry Youth Programs

The S.A.F.E Place At San Francisco State University:

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