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    Tinker Talks - Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

    Tinker Talks - Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

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    Audio by April McDonald 

    72nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs

    On this episode of Tinker Talks, we sit down with Ali Kern, Family Advocacy intervention specialist, to discuss Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
    Every February, young people and their loved ones join together to bring awareness about the issues related to teen dating violence. The month-long campaign focuses on education to end the abuse before it starts.

    Teens who experience dating abuse are subject to long term consequences like alcoholism, eating disorders, suicidal thoughts and violent behaviors. Statistics show that 1 in 3 teens will experience some sort of abuse before they reach adulthood. That abuse can be physical, sexual or emotional.

    Resources are available to learn more about combating teen dating violence. Visit, text LOVEIS to 22522 or call 1.866.331.9474. You can also visit or call the Tinker Family Advocacy Program at 405-582-6604.

    Don't forget to check out our socials:
    Facebook and Instagram - @TinkerAirForceBase
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    Stay warm and safe out there, treat each other with respect, and have a great week!



    Date Taken: 02.10.2021
    Date Posted: 02.10.2021 14:44
    Category: Newscasts
    Audio ID: 65297
    Filename: 2102/DOD_108181266.mp3
    Length: 00:25:03
    Year 2021
    Location: US

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