Stand Up Colorado

The Stand Up Colorado Campaign is paused for 2023. To get help to change your behaviors, call the A Call For Change Helpline at 877-898-3411 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. MT. Friends, family, and professionals who want to help someone stop harming their partner are also encouraged to call.

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Teen Dating Violence

Relationship violence doesn’t just occur in adult relationships where a couple is married or living together, but begins as soon as we start to date in high school and college. Not only does a majority of violent behavior begin between the ages of 12-18, but people experience the highest rates of relationship violence between 18-24.

Power & Control

Why do people use abusive behaviors? The answer to this question evades most of us in the general public – even those that use or experience them – and is often replaced by a number of myths that have been perpetuated for decades. Learn more about the role power and control plays in relationship violence.

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The Stand Up Colorado campaign is on pause for 2023.

To get help to change your behaviors, call the A Call For Change Helpline at 877-898-3411 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. MT. Friends, family, and professionals who want to help someone stop harming their partner are also encouraged to call.

Individuals experiencing abuse can access support 24/7 from the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-7233.

If you have questions for Violence Free Colorado (Stand Up Colorado’s parent organization) please contact communityimpact@violencefreeco.org.

Thank you for your interest in Stand Up Colorado and violence prevention.