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.

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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
www.ccsf.edu/survive

CORA of San Mateo County
www.corasupport.org

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National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233)
www.ndvh.org

La Casa de las Madres:
www.lacasa.org

Huckleberry Youth Programs
www.huckleberryyouth.org

The S.A.F.E Place At San Francisco State University:
www.sfsu.edu/~safe_plc/

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