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What Works Fact Sheet: Violence Prevention

Resource Summary

Young girl with bruised eye rests her head on her knee, represents interventions to prevent violence.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to prevent violence. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to prevent violence among youth. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.