RELATED | Debby Ryan Talks About Playing 'Jessie'
Approximately one in four women in the United States will experience abuse in their lifetime, according to the "Don't Look Away" campaign.
Dating violence, whether that be physical, verbal, emotional, sexual or digital abuse, is an issue the 21-year-old is passionate about -- and in partnering with Mary Kay -- hopes to spread the message on how simple it is for a victim to get help.
Mary Kay has a text for help service for teens and young adults experiencing dating abuse. By texting "love is" to 22522, victims are connected safely and anonymously to trained peer advocates who can provide support, safety tips and referrals.
Twitter | @DebbyRyan
Site | debbyryan.com
Copyright 2015 FOX 11 Los Angeles | Download our mobile app for breaking news alerts | Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.