Tysen Benz, 11, hanged himself after reading messages on Snapchat saying his 13-year-old girlfriend had died. It was all made up by the young girl; she was sending the messages from a friend’s account.After reading the news of his girlfriend’s “death,” Benz posted on social media he was going to kill himself. Like I don’t get why you aren’t,” Carter allegedly told Roy via text.More than half of the victims of violence and abuse had their first experience in adolescence, which further increases negative health outcomes across the lifespan.Victims of IPV are more likely to report frequent headaches, chronic pain, difficulty with sleeping, activity limitations, and poor physical and mental health than men and women who did not experience IPV.Results from the California Healthy Kids Survey also reinforces our need to prevent IPV among youth.
Teens involved in dating violence are also more likely to do poorly in school, engage in sexual intercourse, report binge drinking, suicide attempts, and physical aggression in their adult relationships.
Based on input from local health jurisdictions, forms of violence that will be prioritized in the CDPH reports are child maltreatment, intimate partner violence and gun violence.
The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the costs and consequences of partner violence at work - and eliminating it altogether.
Results from this representative survey of adult women and men in the United States indicate that: The NISVS also estimates that about 33% of California women—about 4.5 million—have experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner at some point in their lifetime.
Results from the 2008 California Women’s Health Survey further strengthens our understanding of IPV by reporting that about 6% of women (641,000) in California had experienced at least one incident of psychological or physical IPV during the last 12 months before responding to the survey.