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NACCHO Injury and Violence Prevention Projects and Related Programs

Injury and Violence Prevention Projects
Dating Matters™: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships

Dating Matters: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships was designed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to promote respectful, nonviolent dating relationships among youth in high-risk urban communities. Local public health departments will establish a comprehensive community-wide approach to teen dating violence prevention that draws on current evidence-based practice and programs. More »

Injury and Violence Prevention Capacity Assessment

Injuries and violence are a significant public health problem because of the impact on the health of Americans, including premature death and disability, and the burden placed on the health care system. Given the public health burden of injuries and violence, local health departments play a critical role in protecting and improving community safety in coordination and collaboration with local, state, and national efforts. More »

Injury and Violence Prevention Webcast Series

Presented by NACCHO, Safe States Alliance, and ASTHO the latest webinar series highlights health equity, social justice, and injury and violence prevention. More »

National Drug Facts Week

National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) is a health observance created by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to deliver the scientific facts to youth about the effects and consequences of drug abuse on the brain, body and behavior. More than 500 educational events and activities will be held by high schools, community centers, prevention programs, juvenile justice and teen court services and other organizations across the country to shatter the myths about drugs and addiction. NACCHO members are encouraged to get involved and plan events during NDFW. More »

Standards and Indicators for Local Health Department Injury and Violence Prevention Programs

In 2010, a joint workgroup of NACCHO and the Safe States Alliance developed Standards and Indicators for a model local health department injury and violence prevention program. This resource identifies 12 standards that local health departments should meet in order to support effective injury and violence prevention activities. More »

Triple P – Positive Parenting Program Demonstration Project

The Triple P - Positive Parenting Program is an evidence-based system of interventions that enhances parental knowledge, skills, and confidence to address the behavioral, emotional, and developmental problems of children. More »

Related Programs
NACCHO's Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Projects

NACCHO's Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Program strengthens the capacity of LHDs to effectively ensure and assess the health of women, children and adolescents by providing learning opportunities, developing tools and resources, providing technical support, and facilitating peer exchange. More »