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The staggering toll of gun violence―which claims 31,000 U.S. lives each year―is an urgent public health issue that demands an effective evidence-based policy response.
In this book, Irving Spergel details the efforts of his Chicago youth gang project, a comprehensive, community-based model designed to reduce gang problems, including violence and illegal drug activity.
Bonnie Michelman, executive director of police, security and outside services at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and the security consultant for Partners Healthcare Inc., says violence in the health care workplace remains a frequent challenge.
Violence-related injuries and deaths can result from both interpersonal violence and suicidal behavior. In 2014, nearly 16,000 people were victims of homicide and more than 42,000 took their own life .In 2014, more than 534,000 young people aged 10–24 years were treated in emergency departments for nonfatal injuries sustained from assaults .
School violence can be prevented. Research shows that prevention efforts – by teachers, administrators, parents, community members, and even students – can reduce violence and improve the overall school environment.
Reducing the Risk is dedicated to the safety of adults and children at risk of domestic abuse. We are local. We are national. We empower professionals to work together and support them through the provision of services throughout Oxfordshire and training across the UK.
Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV), Georgia's first, largest and most experienced nonprofit working to end domestic violence, will host several events in October as a part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM).
Our nation does not have to choose between reducing gun-violence injuries and safeguarding gun ownership. Indeed, scientific research helped reduce the motor vehicle death rate in the United ...
The CDC is one of the leading agencies in the country working to address child abuse and neglect, determining the underlying causes and identifying pathways toward a violence-free future.
Violence is defined by the World Health Organization as "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment, or deprivation," although the group acknowledges that the inclusion of "the use of ...