Domestic violence affects millions; individuals of all genders, races, religions, cultures, and socioeconomic status. It’s not just punches and black eyes -- it’s yelling, humiliation, stalking, manipulation, coercion, threats, and isolation. It’s stealing a paycheck, keeping tabs online, non-stop texting, constant use of the silent treatment, or calling someone stupid so often they believe it.
Learn more about Domestic Violence Awareness Month
If you are in need of help, call 911 if it's an emergency. Or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline
at 1-800-799-7233. Other local resources include the Family Crisis Center or the Children's Advocacy Center.
In a gist, if you haven't read John Green's first novel: At boarding school, Moody Teen falls in love with Mysterious Girl.
Why you should read it: The big emotions that Miles deals with will either make your problems seem small or make you feel heard!
Find it in the Teen Room: YA F Gre and on Libby as an ebook