About one-third of all young people report experience dating violence, so domestic violence prevention advocates are trying to spread the word this month about how to avoid or get out of those situations.  February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month, and Margarette Trushel, Executive Director of the Oasis Women's Center, says there are numerous red flags you should watch for, no matter if you are male or female.

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She says if you are a parent or guardian of a young person you suspect may be the victim of dating violence, start a conversation to get them to examine their relationship honestly.  If you need the services of the Oasis Women's Center, call 465-1978.

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