Moving Towards Health Equity: Understanding and Addressing Child and Adolescent Injury Disparities

This fact sheet provides a brief review of child and adolescent injury disparities across several populations; successful examples from the public health field where injury disparities have been addressed; and resources to identify inequity, to understand and assess health equity, and to provide select strategies to promote health equity.

Journal Article on Drug Poisoning Deaths Among Adolescents and Young Adults

“Trends in Drug Poisoning Deaths Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States, 2006–2015” found that the nationwide opioid epidemic has led to an increase in the death rate for young people from overdoses.

Journal Article on Fall Injuries in Children Aged <1 to 19 Years

"Consumer Products Contributing to Fall Injuries in Children Aged <1 to 19 Years Treated in US Emergency Departments, 2010 to 2013: An Observational Study" can be found on the Global Pediatric Health website.

Blog: Stopping the “Invisible Killer”

Carbon monoxide is a deadly, odorless, tasteless, and colorless gas often referred to as the “invisible killer.” It is released whenever we burn fuels such as gasoline, wood, natural gas, and oil.

Assessing Prevention Capacity & Implementing Change

Assessing Prevention Capacity & Implementing Change is an evidence-informed and evidence-based Bullying Prevention Capacity Assessment and Change Package created by HRSA Maternal and Child Health.

Archived CSN Webinars

[CSN Webinar - May 8 2019 - 2:00pm]

Sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) occurs among approximately 3,500 babies in the US each year. SUID, the sudden and unexpected death of a baby less than 1 year old in which the cause was not obvious before investigation, includes sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), accidental suffocation in a sleeping environment, and other deaths from unknown causes. Although the SUID rate has declined...

Child Safety Learning Collaborative

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), in cooperation with the Children’s Safety Network, is launching the first cohort of a new Child Safety Learning Collaborative for state and jurisdiction Title V agencies. The aim of the Learning Collaborative is to reduce fatal and serious injuries among infants, children, and adolescents. The first cohort will begin in November 2018 and continue for 18 months to April 2020.

The Learning Collaborative will focus on five topic areas: Bullying Prevention, Motor Vehicle Traffic Safety (includes child passenger safety and teen driver/passenger safety), Poisoning Prevention (includes the prevention of prescription medication misuse/abuse), Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) Prevention, and Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention. 

Learn about the Child Safety Learning Collaborative

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