- Violence-related injuries and deaths can result from both interpersonal violence and suicidal behavior.
- In 2010, more than 16,250 people were victims of homicide and over 38,360 took their own life (CDC).
- In 2011, more than 700,000 young people aged 10–24 years were treated in emergency departments for nonfatal injuries sustained from assaults (CDC). .
- In 2011, 1,570 children died from abuse and neglect and 681,000 children were found to be victims of maltreatment by child protective services (Administration for Children and Families) .
Community Guide Systematic Reviews
The Community Guide includes systematic reviews of interventions in the following areas:
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