As a policy maker,  you can support prevention efforts through the support of specific initiatives and policies.

  • Prioritize resources for  teen dating violence, domestic violence, and sexual violence prevention.
  • Place an emphasis on supporting promising practices and community collaboration around prevention.
  • Support legislation that ensures healthy relationships and social and emotional learning in the schools.
  • Speak out against violence and encourage community leaders to get involved in statewide prevention efforts.
  • Support prevention through a multidisciplinary approach of education, health, public safety, and other relevant departments.