February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

According to a Facebook post from Lassen Family Services, local residents are asked to wear Orange Feb. 8 to help spread awareness and show teens going through an abusive relationship, that help is available!.

Post a picture wearing orange on social media with #GrowingHealthyRelationships and tag Lassen Family Services to be entered into a drawing to win a prize!

According to the post , nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year. Only 33 percent of teens who were in an abusive relationship ever told anyone about the abuse.

For more information or if you need assistance, call LFS at 257-4599.