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Welcome

• Welcome to The Injury & Violence Prevention Section Website The Injury & Violence Prevention Section of the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) manages public health programs related to injury and violence prevention in the state of Michigan.

• The Injury & Violence Prevention Section Mission The mission of the Injury & Violence Prevention Section is to promote public health prevention approaches to reduce morbidity, mortality, and risk behaviors related to unintentional and intentional injuries.

• Injury and Violence Prevention Section Vision Statement

• Contact Us

• Injury and Violence Prevention Section Brochure PDF icon


Programs

• MiVDRS Michigan Violent Death Reporting System

• Safe Kids Michigan DOC icon Information and Resources Regarding the Prevention of Accidental Injury to Children and Safe Kids Coalitions Throughout the State of Michigan.

• Sexual Violence Prevention Educational Materials Regarding Rape Prevention as well as, Links and Resources for Sexual Violence Prevention.

• Suicide Prevention Information for Suicide Prevention


Michigan Injury Facts

• Map of Emergency Preparedness Regions PDF icon

• Falls Among Older Adults in Michigan PDF icon Emergency Preparedness Region 6 (73% higher than state rate)

• Homicide in Michigan PDF icon Emergency Preparedness Region 2S (145% higher than state rate)

• Prescription Drug Overdose in Michigan DOC icon Emergency Preparedness Region 5 (69% higher than state rate)

• Suicide in Michigan PDF icon Emergency Preparedness Region 7 (26% higher than state rate)

• Suicide in Michigan PDF icon Emergency Preparedness Region 8 (48% higher than state rate)


Links

• Centers For Disease Control and Prevention

• Children's Safety Network

• Crime Victims Services

• National Safety Council

• Safe Kids USA

• Safe States Alliance

• SafetyLit Injury Prevention Policy and Practice Literature

• U of M Injury Center

• U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

• Other Injury-Related Links This is a list of injury-related links that are external to the MDCH Injury Prevention Section website.




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