One in six adolescents in the ER has experienced dating violence

According to the American College of Emergency Physicians, of adolescents visiting the emergency department for any reason, one in five girls and one in eight boys reported dating violence in the past year. According to a study, dating violence among adolescents was also strongly associated with alcohol, illicit drug use and depression.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140702093618.htm

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