CSN Blog

CSN Blog

Welcome to the CSN blog where CSN staff and guest bloggers discuss current injury and violence prevention issues relevant to your work. The views expressed in these posts are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the Children's Safety Network.

Health Disparities in Rural Childhood Injury

Feb 2021
Twenty percent of Americans, one in five, live in rural areas according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Rural areas are found in every region and corner of the country and make up 97% of land in the United States.i Rural...

Youth Cyberbullying During the COVID-19 Crisis

Jan 2021
Increased stress and isolation, more time online, and limited availability for adult monitoring during the COVID-19 global pandemic create a ripe context for youth cyberbullying – defined by the Centers for Disease...

Using QI to Navigate COVID-19 Disruptions

Sep 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges in every corner of society – injury and violence prevention (IVP) has not escaped this disruption. At the Children’s Safety Network (CSN) we have been working closely with...

Stopping the “Invisible Killer”

snippet of infographic: The "Invisible Killer" Carbon Monoxide Poisoning | Carbon monoxide (CO) is odorless, colorless, deadly
Nov 2018
Cold weather easily brings to mind hot chocolate, roaring fires, and snowmen, but the winter months also bring an increase in carbon monoxide poisonings. Carbon monoxide is a deadly, odorless, tasteless, and colorless...

Data and Resources on Sudden Unexpected Infant Death

Oct 2018
What is Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID)? ​According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ([CDC], 2018), sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID) refers to: Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)...


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