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What Works Fact Sheet: Violence Prevention

A father and young daughter embrace in a loving hug.This two-page summary features an easy-to-read table that shows Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommendations and findings for evaluated intervention approaches. It may be viewed online or printed as a handout, making it useful for communications with decision makers and partners.

 
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2011 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2011 Annual Report to CongressThe First Annual Report to Congress provides background on the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF), its methods, findings, and recommendations, and describes both gaps in existing research on community preventive services and priorities for future CPSTF efforts.

 
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2012 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2012 Annual ReportThe 2012 Annual Report to Congress outlines Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) reviews and recommendations, along with evidence gaps that can be filled through additional research and evaluation. The report also summarizes how recommendations are used, CPSTF accomplishments over the year, and the priorities for future CPSTF efforts.

 
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2013 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2013 Annual ReportThe 2013 Annual Report to Congress outlines Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommendations and evidence gaps related to preventing and controlling cardiovascular disease. It also summarizes the full list of prevention opportunities reviewed by the CPSTF, lists key accomplishments since the 2012 report, and lays out priorities and plans for coming years.

 
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2014-2015 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2014-2015 Annual Report to CongressThe 2014–2015 Annual Report to Congress includes Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) accomplishments and lays out future priorities and plans. The CPSTF features its work in strengthening our nation's ability to prevent cancers—all-too-common illnesses that place a great burden on individuals, their families, places of work, communities, and our healthcare system. The report also includes areas where more research and programs are needed to prevent and reduce cancers.

 
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2016 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2016 Annual Report to CongressIn the 2016 Annual Report to Congress, the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) helps to build the evidence base for public health programs, policies, and other interventions. This report summarizes accomplishments from the past year, and lays out future priorities and plans.

 
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2017 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2017 Annual Report to CongressThe 2017 Annual Report to Congress highlights ways CPSTF recommendations can be used to support the readiness and resilience of the United States Armed Forces, improve the health of our military communities, and increase the population of young people who are eligible for service. The report also identifies important evidence gaps researchers, evaluators, and funders may choose to address, as well as priority areas for future CPSTF work. Particular emphasis is placed on the challenges of obesity, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol use.

 
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2018-2019 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2018-2019 Annual Report to CongressThe 2018–2019 Annual Report to Congress highlights ways CPSTF recommendations have been used to support the readiness and resilience of the United States Armed Forces by reducing tobacco use among service members. The report also identifies important evidence gaps that researchers, evaluators, and funders may choose to address, as well as priority areas for future CPSTF work.

 
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2020 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2020 CPSTF Annual Report to CongressThe 2020 Annual Report to Congress summarizes the Community Preventive Services Task Force’s work from fiscal year 2020 (October 1, 2019‒September 30, 2020). The report outlines four recommendations and four economic reviews, lists critical evidence gaps identified from systematic reviews, and presents priority topics selected to guide their systematic evidence reviews from 2020 to 2025.

 
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2021 Annual Report to Congress

Cover of the 2020 CPSTF Annual Report to CongressThe 2021 Annual Report to Congress summarizes the work of the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) from fiscal year 2021 (October 1, 2020‒September 30, 2021). The report outlines nine recommendations and three economic reviews, lists critical evidence gaps identified from systematic reviews, and presents priority topics selected to guide their systematic evidence reviews from 2020 to 2025.

In this report, CPSTF also features the topic of children’s mental health. CPSTF recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented challenges for children that can be stressful and that health inequities may increase barriers to accessing mental health care.

 

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