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Information and resources in response to tragedy in Connecticut.

In response to the tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, resources are available for educators and families to help children cope with traumatic events.
In response to the tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, resources are available for educators and families to help children cope with traumatic events.

Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse among Adolescents: The Role of Poison Control Centers

Unintentional poisoning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death among 15-24 year olds according to the CDC.

Unintentional poisoning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death among 15-24 year olds according to the CDC.

National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention - Webinar 4: Education

Date: 
January 30, 2014

In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) released the National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention (NAP).

For more information: 

The archive can be viewed on the CSN website: http://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org/webinar/national-action-plan-child...

Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse among Adolescents: The Role of Poison Control Centers

Date: 
February 4, 2014

Unintentional poisoning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death among 15-24 year olds according to the CDC.

For more information: 

View the archive of the webinar on the CSN website: http://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org/webinar/preventing-prescription-dr...

Infographic: Child Access to Firearms in the United States

Publication date: 
2014
Author(s): 
Children's Safety Network
Project Name: 
Children's Safety Network: National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Children often find or handle firearms in the home without their parents' knowledge.

For more information or to obtain: 

The infographic can be found on the CSN website: http://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org/publications/firearms-child-access...

Understanding and Treating the Complex Puzzle of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury

Date: 
February 12, 2014

One of the most challenging problems for clinicians and other professionals is dealing effectively with non-suicidal self-injury.

For more information: 

The archive and the slides are available here: http://suicideprevention-icrc-s.org/understanding-and-treating-complex-p...

The Intersection of Suicide Research and Public Health Practice: Alcohol Abuse and Suicide

Date: 
January 29, 2014

The Intersection of Suicide Research and Public Health Practice: Alcohol Abuse and Suicide, the first webinar in the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention’s (ICRC-S) 2014 webinar serie

For more information: 

The archive and the slides are available here: http://suicideprevention-icrc-s.org/intersection-suicide-research-and-pu...

Collaboration between Researchers and Practitioners to Advance Adolescent Suicide Prevention

Date: 
October 31, 2013

This webinar described efforts of the Injury Prevention Center (IPC) at Connecticut Children's Medical Center to address adolescent suicide.

For more information: 

Watch the archive and download the slides: http://suicideprevention-icrc-s.org/collaboration-between-researchers-an...

Building Momentum. Taking Action. Saving Lives. 2012-2013 Annual Report

Publication date: 
2014
Author(s): 
Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance)provides leadership by advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP) in areas requiring coordination and leverage a

Social Media and Cyberbullying: Implementation of School-Based Prevention Efforts and Implications for Social Media Approaches

Publication date: 
2013
Author(s): 
Shari Kessel Schneider, MSPH; Erin Smith, MPH; Lydia O'Donnell, EdD

Schools worldwide are being charged by legislators to take action to reduce cyberbullying because of its potential to disrupt the educational process, create a hostile environment, and threaten studen

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