NACCHO Injury and Violence

Prevention Newsletter
News, Resources, and Events for Local Health Departments

 

August 2012

In This Issue
NACCHO's Injury and Violence Prevention Webpage
Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools
When Place is the Focus: Connecting Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Approaches to Your Local Community
Heads Up PSA with Kurt Warner
Men and Boys: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence
Police-Clergy Partnerships in Crime Prevention
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New: NACCHO's Injury and Violence Prevention Webpage

NACCHO's new and improved Injury and Violence Prevention website provides the latest news, resources, events, and funding opportunities available to local health departments. NACCHO will update these subject areas every other week, so check back frequently to get the latest information. If you have any comments or questions about the webpages, or any news or resources to contribute, e-mail injuryprevention@naccho.org.

Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools

The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration's latest toolkit guides schools in designing and integrating strategies and programs that help prevent teen suicide and promote positive youth development.

When Place is the Focus: Connecting Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Approaches to Your Local Community

The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault will host a webinar, offered on Aug. 15 and 16 (2:00-3:30 PM EDT), to discuss innovative sexual and domestic violence prevention efforts to facilitate grassroots strategies defined and led by community.

Heads Up PSA with Kurt Warner

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Heads Up public service announcement helps educate youth and their parents about concussions and more serious brain injuries.

Men and Boys: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence provide resources to support anti-violence programs in engaging men and boys in their work to end violence against women.

Police-Clergy Partnerships in Crime Prevention

The Department of Justice recently hosted a webinar exploring the role of police and faith-based organizations in addressing violence in the community. The discussion focused on faith-based approaches to reducing gang violence and the law enforcement perspective on addressing violence.

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