United States

The Cost of Firearm Violence

Publication date: 
2013
Author(s): 
Children's Safety Network & PIRE
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

Firearm injuries cost $174 billion in the United States in 2010 and the government's firearm injury bill alone exceeded $12 billion.

For more information or to obtain: 

Obtain a copy of The Cost of Firearm Violence on the Children's Safety Network website.

United States Fact Sheet, 2013 National Performance Measures Related to Injury and Violence

Publication date: 
2013
Project Name: 
Children's Safety Network: National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center

Unintentional injuries and violence are the leading causes of death, hospitalization, and disability for children ages 1-18.

For more information or to obtain: 

Obtain a copy of United States Fact Sheet, 2013 National Performance Measures Related to Injury and Violence on the Children's Safety Network website.

Infographic: All-Terrain Vehicles

Publication date: 
2012
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

CSN released this infographic on all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), which includes information on ATV-related fatalities, ATV risk factors, and ATV safety tips.

For more information or to obtain: 

View the full size All-Terrain Vehicle Infographic on the Children's Safety Network website.

Focus on Child Passenger Safety: Resource Guide

Publication date: 
2012
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

CSN has updated our resource guide on child passenger safety.

For more information or to obtain: 

Obtain a copy of Focus on Child Passenger Safety: Resource Guide on the Children's Safety Network website.

Focus on Youth Suicide Prevention: Resource Guide 2012

Publication date: 
2012
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

CSN has updated our resource guide on the critical issue of youth suicide prevention.

For more information or to obtain: 

Obtain a copy of Focus on Youth Suicide Prevention: Resource Guide 2012 on the Children's Safety Network website.

Infographic: Precious Cargo: Child Passenger Safety

Publication date: 
2013
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

CSN published a new infographic on Child Passenger Safety for Child Passenger Safety Wee (September 15-21). Motor vehicle-related injuries are a leading cause of death for children.

Focus on Injuries at School: CSN Resource Guide 2012

Publication date: 
2012
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

With back-to-school around the corner, CSN is providing this special issue of our newsletter on preventing injuries at school.

For more information or to obtain: 

Obtain a copy of Focus on Injuries at School: CSN Resource Guide 2012 on the Children's Safety Network website.

Focus on Bicycle Safety: CSN Resource Guide 2012

Publication date: 
2012
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

This updated CSN resource guide focuses on all issues related to bicycle safety.

For more information or to obtain: 

Obtain a copy of Focus on Bicycle Safety: CSN Resource Guide 2012 on the Children's Safety Network website.

CDC Vital Signs & National Action Plan for Childhood Injury Prevention 2012: Resource Guide

Publication date: 
2012
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

On April 16, 2012, CDC released its newest edition of Vital Signs.

For more information or to obtain: 

Obtain a copy of CDC Vital Signs & National Action Plan for Childhood Injury Prevention 2012: Resource Guide on the Children's Safety Network website.

Teen Dating Violence as a Public Health Issue

Publication date: 
2012
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

This fact sheet provides information and data on teen dating violence, describes evidence-informed interventions to reduce teen dating violence behavior, offers examples of state efforts to prevent da

For more information or to obtain: 

Teen Dating Violence as a Public Health Issue [PDF]

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