Fact Sheets: Links Between Violence and Chronic Diseases, Mental Illness and Poor Learning

Describes the impact of violence on public health and safety and encourages a spectrum of prevention approach that includes individuals, community education, fostering coalitions, updating organizational policies, and influencing policy. Lastly, identifies key risk factors and suggests and integrated strategy for action.

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