- Violence-related injuries and deaths can result from both interpersonal violence and suicidal behavior.
- In 2006, 5,958 young people aged 10 to 24 years died as a result of homicide--an average of 16 each day (CDC) .
- Suicide is the third leading cause of death for young people aged 15 to 24 years CDC) .
- In 2006, more than 1,500 children aged 0 to 17 years died from abuse and neglect (rate of 2.04 per 100,000 children) and approximately 905,000 children were confirmed by Protective Services as being maltreated (Administration for Children & Families) .
Community Guide Systematic Reviews
The Community Guide includes systematic reviews of interventions in the following areas:
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