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.

Learn more: Read or download "A World Free from Suicide."

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Resources

Here are a few of our resources on injury, violence, and suicide prevention. To see more, visit our Resources section.

Toolkits

This online toolkit supports the implementation of the Zero Suicide Initiative in health and behavioral health care settings.

Reports

A powerful resource for police in addressing stress management, mental health concerns, suicide prevention, and overall officer safety and wellness, Peer Support as a Powerful Tool in Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention draws upon the key role peer support plays in the many aspects of suicide prevention.

Reports

To promote optimal development, each Head Start program plans, implements, and evaluates actions that provide safe environments for children to be active and competent learners.

Reports

The assessment was conducted between March and May 2013 in three at-risk communities in each of the three main urban areas of Honduras: Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, and La Ceiba.

Webinars

An engaging conversation which combines the expertise of a clinician with the perspective of a police chief, this webinar recording provides guidance on Comprehensive Strategies for Preventing

Toolkits

The Community-Led Suicide Prevention Web toolkit helps communities come together to create and reach their suicide prevention goals.

Reports

Released by the Research Prioritization Task Force of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, this report outlines the research areas that show the most promise in helping to reduce th

Reports

EDC’s Proyecto METAS conducted a survey in three at-risk urban communities in Honduras between March and May 2013.

Reports

The revised National Strategy for Suicide Prevention emphasizes the role every American can play in protecting their friends, family members, and colleagues from suicide.

Videos

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