Plains to Peaks Regional Network

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Plains to Peaks Regional Network

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment leads the Plains to Peaks Regional Network, which provides opportunities for sharing resources and building capacity in injury and violence prevention in mid-western and western states.

The Plains to Peaks Regional Network facilitates knowledge sharing among injury and violence prevention practitioners and researchers in 10 states. The network helps state injury prevention workers learn and share scientific evidence and best practices, and it leads the National Peer Learning Team on child abuse and neglect prevention.

Each state in the network has programs to develop, implement, and promote e!ective injury and violence prevention and control practices. States funded under the Core SVIPP are highlighted with a star.

  • Colorado*
  • Missouri
  • North Dakota
  • Wyoming
  • Iowa
  • Montana
  • South Dakota
  • Kansas
  • Nebraska*
  • Utah*
National Peer Learning Team
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The Plains to Peaks Regional Network coordinates the Child Maltreatment National Peer Learning Team, which aims to share information and best practices to help public health departments prevent child abuse and neglect.

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
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Colorado is partnering with the Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Program to implement and evaluate Communities That Care, a community-based prevention model for youth substance use, crime, and violence.