About TEAR:
Our Mission
Why Teens Need Us
Request a Presentation
TEAR Curriculum
TEAR Members

Dating Abuse:
Understanding Dating Abuse
Who Is At Risk

Warning Signs:
Am I at Risk?
Is My Friend a Victim?
Is My Teen in Danger?

Abuse, Power, and Control:
The Power & Control Wheel
The Cycle of Abuse

Breaking Free:
Escaping Bad Relationships
Getting Yourself Out
Assisting a Friend
Helping Your Teen

Get Help:
Additional Resources


If you or someone you know are in an abusive relationship and would like more information, please call the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline at 1-866-331-9474 or check out our Resource page for more information.

Thank you for your interest in TEAR!

If you are interested in having TEAR present please see our Presentation page.

If you are interested in joining TEAR you must be a resident of New Jersey. To learn how to volunteer your time e-mail TEAR@teensagainstabuse.org with the following information:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Grade
  • School
  • How you found out about us
  • Why you are interested in joining TEAR
  • Your availability

Please note that TEAR is a non-profit organization and all members are volunteers.

All received e-mails are treated as confidential. Please be aware that it may take 3-7 business days for a reply. While we are unable to answer personal e-mails, we have done our best to provide all of our information on our website.

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