Violence Prevention in Practice Implementation Guide

​​“This Implementation Guide is designed to support state and local health agencies and other stakeholders who have a role in planning, implementing, and evaluating violence prevention efforts….” Resources also include the Approach SearchTool and The Violence Indicators Guide and Data Base which allows users to explore indicators to aid in evaluation and monitoring of progress toward reducing violence at the community level.

County-Level Social Vulnerability and Emergency Departments Visits for Firearm Injuries – 10 U.S. Jurisdictions, January 1 2018- December 31, 2021

​Van Dyke et al.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) July 8, 2022

Among the key takeaways, during this time frame, counties with higher social vulnerabilities ratings experiences higher rates of ED visits related to firearm injuries.

Behavioral Health and Trauma-Informed Care

Delaware Journal of Public Health, May 2022

“The collection of articles included in this special issue highlight the robust research and practicerelated to behavioral health, social determinants of health, and trauma-informed care that is happening in Delaware”

Addressing Childhood Adversities in Violence Prevention Programs

American Journal of Preventive Medicine

June 2022

This supplement issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine has been sponsored by the U.S. Centers forDisease Control and Prevention (CDC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Preventing Black Male Suicides: A Roadmap for Action

Cities United

This publication provides a framework for city leaders to address the issue of suicide among young black males.

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Current Causes of Death in Children and Adolescents in the United States
 (Goldstick et al.)

​New England Journal of Health, Letter 4/20/22

Researchers from the University of Michigan report that in 2020, firearm-related deaths in the US reached a new peak and surpassed motor vehicle fatalities as the leading cause of death.

Sexual Violence in Disasters

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) and its collaborators developed a collection of resources for the prevention of sexual violence during a disaster, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

Erasure and Resilience: Students of Color

Drawing upon data from the 2017 National School Climate Survey, GLSEN has produced a series of reports  that examine the experiences of LGBTQ youth of color in schools. The series and resources are accessible from the GLSEN website at:

Individual reports can be found by clicking the links below:

Breaking Down New CDC Data on Suicide from Discussing the CDC’s Recent Mortality Data

A podcast by Education Development Center (EDC) showcases the current suicide trend as well as prevention resources. In this podcast, EDC’s Jerry Reed and Kristen Quinlan break down the new data and offer their perspectives on the current state of suicide prevention initiatives in the United States.

Mortality in the United States, 2018

This report from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) presents the final 2018 U.S. mortality data on deaths and death rates by demographic and medical characteristics. These data provide information on mortality patterns among U.S. residents by variables such as sex, age, race and Hispanic origin, and cause of death.

Ring The Alarm: The Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America

The Congressional Black Caucus releases a troubling report quantifying and discussing the recent sharp rise in suicide rates among black youth.

New Report on Child Abuse and Neglect

The new report, Child Maltreatment 2018, is now available. Every year, states submit data to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System to be analyzed and collected in an annual child maltreatment report. Get quick facts and quotes from the Children’s Bureau in their press release or explore the report and learn about the demographics of the children and perpetrators, special related topics, state commentary, and more.​

Delaware Health and Social Services Released Homicide and Suicide Death Data from 2000 to 2017

Delaware Health and Social Services has released data on homicide and suicide death rates in Delaware between 2000 and 2017. The data show that over the 18-year period, homicides have gradually but steadily increased, and suicide rates have remained higher than homicide rates.​