Injury Center

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CDC's Injury Center: Putting Science into Action
For more than 20 years, CDC’s Injury Center has helped protect Americans from injury and violence. We work to understand how injury and violence impact all of us and what we can do to prevent it.

What We Do


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Injury Center in Action
Overdose Prevention for States
Data Science and Public Health
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Core State Violence and Injury Prevention Program (Core SVIPP)
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Tribal Violence & Injury
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Opioid Funding
Tools and Training
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The CDC VetoViolence website has violence prevention tools, trainings, and resources for public health practitioners.

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Dating Matters focuses on teaching 11-14 year olds healthy relationship skills before they start dating and reducing behaviors that increase the risk for dating violence, like substance abuse and sexual risk-taking.

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Learn to recognize, respond to, and minimize the risk of concussion or other serious brain injury.


This interactive online training series helps healthcare providers apply CDC’s recommendations in clinical settings through patient scenarios, videos, knowledge checks, tips, and resources.