“The “Connecting to Me” program addresses topics that are very appropriate in meeting the needs of today’s junior high student.
“Wow, now I know what to say and what NOT to say to my friend who is in an abusive relationship,” a teen from Winslow High.
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It provides the students with the skills to recognize early signs of relationship abuse, such as the controlling, the jealousy and the possessiveness.
This is critical for many students who have an unhealthy perception of healthy relationships, perhaps due to what is modeled at home, or the messages the media sends.