Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States; among infants and children, ages 0-19, injuries and violence result in over 9 million emergency room visits a year. Worldwide, the toll of domestic violence and community violence continues from one generation to the next.
We work across international, national, state, and local boundaries to integrate evidence-based injury, suicide, and violence prevention into public health and health care systems. We gather and use data to inform policies, programs, and practices so that efforts are targeted to the populations and communities where needs are greatest and the greatest impact can be achieved.
SPARK Talks—Short, Provocative, Action-oriented, Realistic, and Knowledgeable—are feature videos of leaders in the suicide prevention field describing a new development or direction and issuing a c
This report presents some of the accomplishments of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention during its first five years (2010–2015).
This free workshop kit is designed to help staff in schools, youth-serving organizations, and suicide prevention programs take action to reduce suicidal behavior among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and t
This resource library is a collection of readings, tools, videos, and webinars to help users understand and implement the Zero Suicide Initiative.
This online toolkit supports the implementation of the Zero Suicide Initiative in health and behavioral health care settings.
This toolkit provides ideas for integrating suicide prevention into the work of senior centers.
This report analyzes survey data from 200 participants in USAID-funded, EDC-implemented youth programs in North East Kenya and Honduras.
This resource library maintained by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) includes products created by SPRC and its partners as well as toolkits, fact sheets, guides, upcoming trainings and
The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) is a national resource center for the prevention of childhood injuries and violence.
This resource library contains reports, analyses, surveys, and fact sheets developed as part of EDC’s administration of the MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey from 2006 to 2014.