People with risk factors may be more likely to experience violence. Meanwhile, protective factors can help buffer people from violence. This video will humanize both types of factors by using actors on a stage to show how people can move up or get held back in life, depending on positive or negative impacts.External Link Icon
The Cardiff Violence Prevention Model provides a way for communities to gain more complete information as to where violence occurs and how to prevent it by forming partnerships between hospitals and law enforcement and others invested in violence prevention.External Link Icon
Intimate Partner Violence Definition Video
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious, preventable public health problem. Public health and violence prevention practitioners and researchers are united by a common goal: prevent IPV by reducing risk factors and increasing protective factors. Also available in Spanish
Dating Matters Model Promo
Introduction to the Dating Matters comprehensive teen dating violence prevention model and its seven components.
Dating Matters Success Story Videos
Baltimore has a long history of addressing violence among Baltimore’s young people through innovative public health programming and policy initiatives.
Ft. Lauderdale Video
Prevent ACEs Now
Prevent ACEs Now explains early childhood adversity and gives simple actions to support families and help make a better future for all children possible in their community.
We Can Prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have a tremendous impact on future violence victimization and perpetration, and lifelong health and opportunity. As such, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are an important public health issue.
Child abuse and neglect is an important societal concern affecting children, their families, and society at large. There were 683,000 victims of child abuse and neglect (CAN) reported to child protective services in 2015. Also available in SpanishExternal Link Icon
Sexual Violence Definitions Video
Sexual violence is a social and public health problem in the U.S. According to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), nearly 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men experienced sexual violence victimization other than rape at some point in their lives. Also available in Spanish
Make Your Move to Prevent Sexual Violence
The Make Your Move coalition developed bar workshops to better equip bar staff, especially men, with the skills to recognize sexually aggressive behavior, and then intervene safely. Make Your Move is an adaptation of Bringing in the Bystander, which is featured in CDC’s technical packages for preventing sexual and intimate partner violence. Enable Audio Descriptions
Suicide Definition Video
Suicide is a serious public health problem that can have lasting harmful effects on individuals, families, and communities. Suicide ranks as the 10th leading cause of death and is also currently in the top 5 leading causes among ages 10 to 54. Also available in Spanish
Sources of Strength Stops Suicide
The mission of Sources of Strength (SoS) is to prevent suicide by increasing help seeking behaviors and promoting connections between peers and caring adults. Sources of Strength is featured in CDC’s technical package for suicide prevention because it moves beyond a focus on risk factors, using a strengths-based approach for youth suicide prevention. Enable Audio Descriptions
Youth Violence Definition Video
Youth violence is a significant public health problem that affects thousands of young people each day, and in turn, their families, schools, and communities. Youth violence is widespread in the United States and is the third leading cause of death for young people between the ages of 10 and 24. Also available in Spanish
SafERteens Prevents Youth Violence
National Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention (YVPCS)
Youth Violence Prevention Center -Denver – The Power of Prevention
Be Someone’s Hero
National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) Overview
The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) is an ongoing survey that collects the most current and comprehensive national- and state-level data on intimate partner violence, sexual violence and stalking victimization in the United States.
National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) Overview
The National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) is the only state-based surveillance system that collects and links data from multiple sources on the entire violent incident into one anonymous database, providing context about victims and suspects; their relationships; preceding circumstances; and weapons used, among other variables. Such data are far more comprehensive than what is available elsewhere.