Dating abuse prevention month

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Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans.

If someone you know is drinking, do not let that person get behind the wheel.

If you see an impaired driver on the road, contact law enforcement.

All 50 States and the District of Columbia enforce the minimum legal drinking age of 21 years.

NHTSA asks minors to avoid alcohol, and encourages parents and other caregivers to make a new or renewed commitment to never cater a party to underage drinking.

Families play an essential part in stopping impaired driving.

By talking about the risks and setting clear expectations, parents and other caregivers can help their children stay safe, sober, and focused on the road.

Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.

These programs can stop violence in dating relationships before it occurs.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), within the U. Department of Transportation, with the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), and the U. Department of Health and Human Service’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration remind you to celebrate safely this holiday season.