CDC is committed to stopping violence before it begins.
Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.
Several different words are used to describe teen dating violence. Dating violence is widespread with serious long-term and short-term effects. Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships can have severe consequences and short- and long-term negative effects on a developing teen.
Teens must understand that actions and behaviors within the context of a romantic relationship can have consequences in the real world.
In today’s global economy, diseases have the potential to spread at warp speed.
To protect the health of Americans and to address worldwide health threats, CDC is actively engaged in sharing knowledge and expertise in public health with international partners.
From infants to the elderly, it affects people in all stages of life.
Many more survive violence and suffer physical, mental, and or emotional health problems throughout the rest of their lives.