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Division of Violence Prevention Conference Resources


49th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology

March 30th—April 2nd 2016

Suicide Prevention Resources from CDC:

Cover The Relationship Between Bullying and Suicide: What We Know and What it Means for Schools [PDF 4.79MB]
This document provides concrete, action-oriented information based on the latest science to help school administrators, teachers, and school staff improve their understanding of and ability to prevent and respond to the problem of bullying and suicide-related behavior.


Preventing Multiple Forms of Violence: A Strategic Vision for Connecting the Dots

Preventing Multiple Forms of Violence: A Strategic Vision for Connecting the Dots
This document describes CDC’s 5-year vision for violence prevention and areas of strategic focus to help us understand, respond to, and ultimately prevent violence across the lifespan.


Cover The National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS): A Powerful Tool for Prevention [PDF 1.79MB]
This document provides an overview of the National Violent Death Reporting System and explains how it can provide accurate information about violence. This information is important to designing, implementing, and evaluating prevention efforts.


Cover Understanding Suicide Fact Sheet [PDF 319KB]
This fact sheet provides an overview of the serious public health problem of suicide.  It outlines CDC's approach to prevention and provides a short list of prevention resources.


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Suicide Trends Among Persons Aged 10–24 Years — United States, 1994–2012[PDF 854KB]
In this March 2015 report in CDC’s Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report, CDC analyzed National Vital Statistics System mortality data for the period 1994–2012. Trends in suicide rates were examined by sex, age group, race/ethnicity, region of residence, and mechanism of suicide.


Preventing Suicide: A Comprehensive Public Health Approach

Preventing Suicide: A Comprehensive Public Health Approach
This presentation from CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds discusses the role that public health can play in identifying factors that reduce the risk of suicide, and in promoting actions and programs that protect people from engaging in suicidal behavior.


1Photo, 6 Words for Suicide Prevention 1Photo, 6 Words for Suicide Prevention
In August 2015, CDC and SAMSHA asked people to create unique photos or images with 6 words on preventing suicide. Learn more and see the response.

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