Violence Prevention Resources
The COVID-19 public health emergency presents important safety considerations for families with firearms in the home. Current social distancing and stay at home measures may mean that children and teens have greater exposure to firearms present in the home. COVID-19 also presents new challenges for teens struggling with depression or other mental health issues, which may increase the risk of firearm injury. This resource has information about firearm safety and measures you can take to keep your family safe.
To address the COVID-19 emergency, this video includes warning signs of interpersonal violence (IPV), impacts unique to COVID-19, and numbers to call/text in a crisis. These crisis resources are available to anyone affected by abuse, or anyone who is questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. You can also call or text these lines to get information about how to help others.
This document highlights the SafERteens program, a brief intervention aimed at reducing and preventing violence and alcohol use among urban youth engaged in youth violence and alcohol use. This handout gives information on youth violence in the U.S., information on the highlighted evidence-based solution and the components of the program, and the evidence for the program’s effectiveness.
This document highlights the Safe Dates program designed to prevent and reduce dating violence (victimization and perpetration) among male and female middle and high school students. This handout gives information on dating violence statistics in the U.S., information on the highlighted evidence-based solution and the components of the program, and the evidence for the program’s effectiveness.
Document highlights Relationship Remix, a program designed to teach first-year college students about consent, communication, decision-making, sexual health, and healthy relationships.
Document highlights the Community Advocacy Project (CAP), an evidence-based program created to help female survivors of intimate partner violence re-gain control of their lives.
The U-M Injury Prevention Center has just published a one-sheet guide for parents to ensure home firearm safety. We invite you to download and disseminate this flyer broadly.