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Violence Prevention Tools

Warning Signs

Wave of Abuse

Wave of Abuse Mad Lib

Warning Signs Activity

All relationships deserve respect, trust, support, and healthy communication. If you notice a pattern of these behaviors developing, talk to a trusted adult or consider calling Safelink, an anonymous, free, listening ear at 1-877-785-2020.

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The Wave of Abuse

This informational tool shows warning signs and common themes in an unhealthy relationship, including:

  • The Incident
  • Hearts & Flowers
  • Same Old Stuff (SOS)
  • Eggshell Stage
  • Another Incident

Wave of Abuse: Mad Lib

Let’s learn about the wave of abuse! To help us visually understand how abuse happens in a relationship we use something called the “wave of abuse”.

In this activity, you will complete a mad lib to illustrate patterns in the wave of abuse.

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Healthy Relationships

Each relationship is unique, but all healthy relationships have a things in common like trust, support, respect, and equality.

Media Literacy

Since media can have an influence on our health and the health of relationships, it is especially important be a critical viewer.