For Teens

One in three teens in the US will experience physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse by someone with whom they are in a relationship. Inform yourself about the different forms of abuse and stop dating abuse before it starts. If you are a victim of any type of abuse and need our services, please reach out to us at Palomar. We are here to help.

Included Information

Palomar Teen Board 

  • Contains information about the teen board’s requirements and application

Get Help

  • Information about how to contact Palomar
  • Who to talk to when you or a friend is experiencing domestic violence 
  • How to help a friend who might be experiencing domestic violence 
  • Provided sources that dig deeper into a topic you might want to know more about, like “How to help a friend” 

Warning Signs 

  • Includes the types of warning signs

Types of Abuse 

  • Includes descriptions of different types of abuse
  • Examples of what each type of abuse might look like 


  • Descriptions of each resource
  • Links to all resources and other domestic violence organizations  
  • Resources include information on where/how to get help 
All of this information can be found on the “Get Help” page.

Additional Resources

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“Love is Respect” includes information about relationships. This article includes: LBGTQIA+ relationships, dating violence, what to do if your family doesn’t approve of your partner, ending unhealthy relationships, and resources for help.

“Preventing Teen Dating Violence” includes what teen dating violence is and what it looks like. Statistics and examples are given in the article about teen dating violence. 

“How to Help a Friend in an Abusive Friendship”  includes information on how to work out if your friend is in an abusive relationship, accepting that helping won’t be easy, putting yourself in their shoes, staying friends no matter what, and being prepared for emergencies. There is also an audio version provided of the article.