CSN Resource Guides

CSN Resource Guides

Teen Dating Abuse: 2018 Resource Guide - Apr 2018

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Released Date: Apr 2018

Teen dating abuse is physical, sexual, or emotional abuse (including stalking) that occurs between teens and pre-teens in a relationship. It can take place in person or online, and can involve a current or past partner (CDC, 2016).  Teen dating abuse is quite common, affecting around one in ten...

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Teen Dating Violence

Teen Driving Safety: 2017 Resource Guide - Jul 2017

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Released Date: Jul 2017

Teenagers contribute to, and suffer from, the consequences of motor vehicle collisions at a disproportionate rate. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for youth ages 15–20. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) (Young Drivers: 2015 Data - Traffic...

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Teen Driving Safety

Youth Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention: 2017 Resource Guide - Feb 2017

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Released Date: Feb 2017

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for U.S. children and youth ages 10 through 24, claiming an average of 5,390 lives per year (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, WISQARS Leading Cause of Death, Ages 10–24, 2011–2015). The CDC’s 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) found that...

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Self Harm , Suicide Prevention

Child Passenger Safety: 2016 Resource Guide - Sep 2016

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Released Date: Sep 2016

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children ages one through 14 (CDC, 2016). In 2013, an average of three children were killed and 470 were injured every day in motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. (NHTSA, 2015). Child passenger safety requires consistent use of correctly...

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Child Passenger Safety , Heatstroke Cars

Medication Abuse Prevention: 2016 Resource Guide - May 2016

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Released Date: May 2016

The amount of prescription painkillers prescribed and sold in the U.S. increased nearly four times from 1999 to 2010 (CDC), yet there has not been an overall change in the amount of pain that Americans report. (Chang, H., American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2014). Prescription and over-the-...

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Prescription Drug Misuse Abuse

Preventing Unintentional Medication Poisoning in Children: 2016 Resource Guide - Mar 2016

Released Date: Mar 2016

In 2012, nearly 6,000 children aged 0 through 4 were hospitalized and another 55,000 were treated and released from U.S. emergency rooms for medication poisoning (Health Care Utilization Project, National Inpatient Sample and National Emergency Department Sample, 2012). These poisonings resulted in...

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Poison Prevention

Fire and Burn Prevention: 2015 Resource Guide - Oct 2015

Released Date: Oct 2015

In 2013, fires and burns were the fourth leading cause of injury-related deaths to children ages 1-18 in the U.S. (WISQARS). Most of these deaths were caused by residential fires, although a working smoke detector can reduce by half the risk of dying in a home fire (NFPA). In addition, it is ...

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Fire Burn Safety

Bullying Prevention: 2015 Resource Guide - Jan 2015

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Released Date: Jan 2015

In the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), 20 percent of students reported being bullied on school property and 15 percent reported being electronically bullied in the 12 months preceding the survey. Victimized youth are at increased risk for depression, anxiety, sleep difficulties, and poor...

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Bullying Prevention

Internet Safety: 2014 Resource Guide - Nov 2014

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Released Date: Nov 2014

According to the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), nearly 15 percent of high school students have experienced electronic bullying within the past year. Sexting has become a concern as adolescents text, e-mail, or post explicit pictures of themselves or others on social networking sites....

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Bullying Prevention , General Multiple Causes , Home Safety , Self Harm , Substance Abuse , Suicide Prevention

Pedestrian Safety 2014 Resource Guide - Jul 2014

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Released Date: Jul 2014

CSN has produced this resource guide to provide a comprehensive, annotated list of resources for pedestrian safety. The resource guide is divided into eight sections: Data; Safe Routes to School; Pedestrian Safety for Preschoolers; Other Programs, Strategies and Campaigns; Program Planning,...

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Pedestrian Safety

Child Maltreatment Prevention 2014 Resource Guide - Jun 2014

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Released Date: Jun 2014

CSN has produced this resource guide to provide a comprehensive, annotated list of resources for child maltreatment prevention with particular emphasis on data, reports, toolkits, and programs to help state health departments expand and enhance their own child maltreatment prevention efforts. The...

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Child Maltreatment

Firearm Safety: Resource Guide 2013 - May 2013

Firearm Safety: Resource Guide 2013
Released Date: May 2013

The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) has compiled this resource guide on Firearm Safety and Firearm Violence Prevention to provide state Maternal and Child Health and Injury and Violence Prevention programs with a summary of what is available in the area of firearm safety and prevention. This guide...

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Firearms

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Resource Guide 2013 - May 2013

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Resource Guide 2013
Released Date: May 2013

CSN is pleased to provide this resource guide on the critical issue of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Studies have found that the four most common causes of TBI are falls, motor vehicle/traffic crashes, struck by/against events, and assaults (Centers for Disease and Control Prevention 2010). In this...

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Child Passenger Safety , Falls , Sports Safety , Traumatic Brain Injuries , Child Maltreatment

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