Fast Facts

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>

CDC’s role in preventing opioid overdose >

Suicide is responsible for one death every 11 minutes.

Suicide has a lasting harmful effect on everyone.

Suicide is responsible for more than 47,500 deaths in 2019.

 

 


The Injury Center funds 9 programs to with a total of $7 million per year for 5 years with a key outcome of 10% reduction in suicide and suicide attempts among vulnerable populations. More >

Know the warning signs >

Everyone is at risk for a TBI.

Falls lead to nearly half of the TBI-related hospitalizations

 

 


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 >

Help prevent TBI in young children and older adults >

State Programs
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Core State Violence and Injury Prevention Program (Core SVIPP).
Learn how states implement strategies that address the most pressing injury and violence issues >