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.

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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.

Curricula

Education Development Center (EDC), with funding from the Office for Victims of Crime, has developed the self-guided training manual H.O.P.E.: Suicide Training for American Indian and Alaska Na

Toolkits

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

Resource libraries

This website includes selected resources from the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention’s work to prevent suicide.

Websites

Based on a popular smartphone app created by the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, the Web-based PTSD Coach Online offers 17 different evidence-informed tools to help individ

Fact sheets

This is an organizational fact sheet detailing the National Officer Safety Initiative project.

Resource libraries

The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) is a national resource center for the prevention of childhood injuries and violence.

Resource libraries

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

Websites

This website helps suicide prevention professionals—both individuals and organizations—develop messages about suicide that are strategic, safe, and positive.

Reports

The Bullying Prevention Resource Guide provides links to organizations, programs, publications, and resources focused on bullying prevention. It is divided into seven sections:

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.