A new initiative introduced by El Paso County officials aimed at reducing domestic violence. They seem like a normal newly wed couple on the outside, but when they are alone, the cycle of abuse is revealed.After picking up her son from school, Maria pleads with him not to mimic the abusive behavior he sees at home.

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Parents need to be aware of the signs of abuse and how technology also plays a role in abusive relationships.

If you have not yet seen the movie, you can view the movie on Lifetime’s website until November 4, 2010 or buy it on DVD.

Fearing for her daughter's safety, she risks everything and decides to seek help at a local women's shelter.

When working with teens we can use films to help raise awareness, share information, and start conversations.

Kelli suspects Elizabeth is being abused and tries to help her cousin but finds it hard to help when no one believes her.

The movie is a gripping tale of what some teenagers face in their relationships and how many times parents and friends do not see what is going on in the relationship.

Just because there is no physical abuse in your relationship doesn’t mean it’s healthy.

It’s not healthy if your partner: Everybody deserves to be in a healthy relationship free from violence.

In the 16-minute movie geared toward teens, Natalie suffers the cycle of physical and emotional abuse by her boyfriend Alex.

Lifetime Television recently premiered the movie “Reviving Ophelia”, based on the best-selling book by Mary Pipher.

A 2011 CDC nationwide survey found that 23% of females and 14% of males who ever experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner, first experienced some form of partner violence between 11 and 17 years of age. Teens receive messages about how to behave in relationships from peers, adults in their lives, and the media. Risks of having unhealthy relationships increase for teens who — Dating violence can be prevented when teens, families, organizations, and communities work together to implement effective prevention strategies.