Danielle Gatto Hirano (also known as our “Jane of All Trades” volunteer) has volunteered as a LifeLine counselor at WIT for over two years. She provides telephone counseling to people who call our LifeLine for support around domestic violence and/or substance abuse.
Sometimes the important conversations we need to have are the hardest to begin.
Studies have shown that 1 in 5 high school girls and 1 in 10 high school boys* will experience some form of dating violence before they graduate. Whether they experience it first-hand or through a friend, educating your teen about healthy and unhealthy relationships can help equip them to safely navigate the world of dating.