Did you know that teens are twice as likely as other age groups to be victims of violent crime? Crime victims your age often feel hopeless, depressed, guilty, anxious, or ashamed. Being a victim of crime may cause you to do poorly in school, abuse drugs or alcohol, or have problems eating or sleeping. If you or someone you know has been a victim of crime, whether it is bullying, assault, rape, theft, or anything else, you are not alone! There is help.
Download these fact sheets about how to recognize a crime, what emotions to expect, and how to receive or give help. The files are in .pdf format and can be opened using Adobe Acrobat Reader.