National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Sexual Assault Hotline
WVU Resources on Dating
“Let’s Talk” Series
Watch Meshea L. Poore talk about healthy dating relationships in her Let’s Talk Series. Let’s Talk are short videos exploring topics centered on helping members of the WVU community live, learn and work together with care and respect for each other.
Sexual Health programs are designed to increase knowledge of STIs affecting the college population, dispel common myths about sexual health, communicate effective contraception and preventative methods while promoting STI testing, healthy relationships, and proper condom use.
The purpose of this program is to increase health knowledge and motivate 4-H’ers and families to try new health habits and to improve others. This program shows 4-H’ers ways to take part in healthy lifestyle activities and reinforces positive habits they already practice. 4-H youths and their families will learn to make everyday choices that lead to good health.
WV Foundation for Rape Information & Services
West Virginia’s state sexual assault coalition. Works with rape crisis centers and other allied professionals to develop and strengthen intervention and prevention programs in the State that address sexual violence and stalking. WVFRIS also addresses the issues of human trafficking and dating violence because they often involve sexual violence and stalking. WVFRIS encourages and supports related State and local efforts to respond to and eliminate these forms of violence in partnership with other allied organizations.
An initiative of the Power-Based Interpersonal Violence Prevention/Education Committee, this guide complies WVU Libraries' collection of popular research-backed mental wellness books. These titles cover a range of in-demand topics, such as coping with anxiety, setting boundaries, and fostering better relationships with others and ourselves.
National Resources on Domestic Violence
Dating Matters Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships is a comprehensive teen dating violence prevention model developed by CDC to stop teen dating violence before it starts. An evidence-based teen dating violence prevention model that includes prevention strategies for individuals, peers, families, schools, and neighborhoods.
Department of Health & Human Services
Every woman has the right to live her life safely and free of violence. Yet one in four women in the United States experiences violence from an intimate partner. Intimate Partner violence includes sexual assault, verbal and emotional abuse, coercion, and stalking. Violence and abuse can cause physical and emotional problems that can last longer after abuse. If you’ve experienced violence or abuse, it is never your fault and you can get help.
Love is Respect
This website includes resources such as the healthy relationships quiz and shares stories of survivors. It includes different resources about signs that a relationship may be unhealthy and things to consider in your relationship.
The nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
West Virginia Resources for Domestic Violence
WV Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The mission of WVCADV is to end personal and institutional violence in the lives of people of all genders and ages. Works to transform social, cultural, and political attitudes through public awareness, policy development, community organizing, education and advocacy in ways that promote values of respect, mutuality, accountability, and non-violence in local, statewide, national and global communities.