SMCPS has established a Dating Violence Prevention program as part of a sustained effort to further educate students about personal safety, avoiding high risk youth behaviors, and making good choices. Key concepts are respect and the recognition of critical warning signs that can prevent violence in relationships. 

Informative Teen Dating Violence Videos

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Teen Dating Violence Information for Girls

Teen Dating Violence Information for Boys

Community Outreach and Assistance
Community OrganizationsPhone or emailWebsite
St. Mary's County Health Department  301-475-4330
Walden Behavioral Health of Southern Maryland  301-863-6661
St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office  301-475-4200 x 1922
MedStar St. Mary's        240-434-7496
St. Mary’s County Department of Aging and Human Services  301-475-4200 x 1681
Behavioral Health Action Team of the Healthy St. Mary's Partnership  301-475-4323
The Kristin Mitchell Foundation
St. Mary's County Public Schools Confidential Reporting Hotline  240-256-3185
One Love Foundation