CSN Fact Sheets, Reports and Issue Briefs

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Released Date: Dec 2012

Firearm injuries cost $174 billion in the United States in 2010 and the government's firearm injury bill alone exceeded $12 billion. PIRE researcher Ted Miller estimates annual firearm injury costs average $645 per gun in America.  The costs include medical and mental health care costs, criminal…

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Released Date: Sep 2012

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Week, September 9-15, 2012, and with the launch of the newly updated National Action Plan for Suicide Prevention, CSN has updated our resource guide on the critical issue of youth suicide prevention. Suicide is the 4th leading cause of death among youth 10 - 24…

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Released Date: Sep 2012

Contains the following maps: State Rate Comparison to National Rate of Unintentional Motor Vehicle Traffic Deaths Among Children Ages 0-14 Years per 100,000 Population, 2008 State Rate Comparison to National Rate of Suicide Deaths among Youth Ages 15-19 Years per 100,000 Population, 2008

Released Date: Aug 2012

With back-to-school around the corner, CSN is providing this special issue of our newsletter on preventing injuries at school. This newsletter issue contains information on organizations working to create safe environments in schools, data and research on youth risk behavior, school crime data, and…

Released Date: Feb 2012

This fact sheet provides information and data on teen dating violence, describes evidence-informed interventions to reduce teen dating violence behavior, offers examples of state efforts to prevent dating violence, and lists specific steps that public health professionals can take to play an active…

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Released Date: Feb 2012

This document outlines how CSN can assist state MCH and IVP programs.

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Released Date: Nov 2011

The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) compiled this resource sheet to provide state public health professionals with information on preventing rural injuries in America.  Since there is no national consensus on the definition of “rural,” rural areas are defined broadly as those with low population…

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Released Date: May 2011

In January 2011, CSN sent out a request to all 50 states and the District of Columbia Maternal and Child Health and Injury and Violence Prevention Directors for information about their state public health agency involvement in bullying prevention. The request consisted of a brief environmental scan…

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Released Date: Apr 2011

CSN compiled this resource fact sheet to provide Community of Practice state teams with more details on rural injuries in America. The resource sheet is divided into four sections—1) Data, 2) Resources, 3) Recommendations and Strategies for Preventing Rural Teen Motor Vehicle Crashes, and 4) CSN’s…

Released Date: Feb 2011

This brief describes why health plans would want to invest in injury prevention and how they can help prevent adolescent injury, thereby reducing injuryrelated mortality and health care spending for adolescents.

Released Date: Feb 2011

This article discusses the prevalence and consequences of bullying on both the victims and bullies themselves and focuses on the role that public health officials play in preventing bullying.

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Released Date: Feb 2011

This tool was created for State Maternal & Child Health (MCH) and injury prevention programs to disseminate to local health departments and community organizations interested in developing effective bike safety programs for children and youth.

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Released Date: Mar 2010

CSN's National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center prepared this analysis and summary of state MCH plans on youth suicide prevention to inform MCH programs about what states are doing to address NPM #16 (Reduce the rate (per 100,000) of suicide deaths among youths aged 15 through 19) and…

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Released Date: Mar 2009

This document analyzes the cost benefits of poison control centers.

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Released Date: Mar 2009

This brochure is the second in a series that is being created in response to requests from State health departments for information on best practices for local programs. The publication includes information about the scope of teen driving injuries and fatalities.

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Released Date: Mar 2009

This fact sheet shows the importance of sobriety checkpoints in preventing injuries and death while simultaneously saving money.

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Released Date: Mar 2009

This fact sheet shows the benefits of current speed limits, including money, time, and lives saved.

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Released Date: Mar 2009

This fact sheet summarizes a study of total cost savings of child safety seats. It also outlines incentives for involving insurers in the distribution of child safety seats

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Released Date: Mar 2009

This publication discusses the monetary importance of wearing a helmet, focusing on how much helmets decrease medical and insurance costs.

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