ACEs impact lifelong health and opportunity.
Women and several racial/ethnic minority groups are at greater risk for having experienced 4 or more types of ACEs.
The Injury Center funds 4 programs with $500,000 per year for 3 years to address state-specific ACEs needs. More >
Opioid overdoses are preventable.
Potential opportunities to link people to care or to implement life-saving actions were present for more than 3 in 5 people who died from drug overdose.
The Overdose Data to Action supports 66 recipients in collecting high quality, comprehensive, and timely data on overdoses, and in using those data to inform prevention and response efforts. More>
Suicide can have lasting harmful effects on everyone.
Suicide was responsible for nearly 48,000 deaths in 2021.
The Injury Center funds 17 states with a total of $15 million per year with a key outcome of 10% reduction in suicide and suicide attempts among vulnerable populations. More >
Everyone is at risk for a TBI.
Falls are the most common cause of TBI.
TBIs affect the lives of people of all ages. Anyone can experience a TBI, but data suggest that some groups are at greater risk. More >
Firearm violence impacts the safety of all Americans.
7 out of every 10 medically treated firearm injuries are from firearm-related assaults.
Firearm-related injuries are among the 5 leading causes of death for people ages 1-44 in the United States. More >
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Youth violence and bullying affect thousands of young people each day.
Each day more than 1000 youth are treated in emergency departments for physical assault-related injuries.
The estimated annual cost of youth violence is $100 billion. More >
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Intimate partner violence harms millions of Americans and has long-term impacts on health.
About 1 in 3 women and about 1 in 4 men report having experienced severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.
14% of women and 5% of men report having been stalked by an intimate partner. More >
Sexual violence harms millions of Americans and has long term impacts on health.
Nearly 1 in 3 men have experienced sexual violence involving physical contact during his lifetime.
The estimated lifetime cost of rape is $122,461 per victim. More >
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