Summarizes what is currently known about youth violence—the health consequences, trends, disparities, causes, costs, and prevention strategies. This resource outlines important strategies for youth violence prevention that are based on strong evidence and experience. It includes examples of effective evidence-based youth violence prevention strategies that focus on reducing the factors that put young people at risk for violence and bolstering the factors that strengthen their positive development and buffer against violence.
Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention