VIOLENCE

Contact: Linda Scarpetta 517-335-8397
Agency: Community Health

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is the intentional use of power or force against oneself or another person. Violence can be physical, psychological or sexual. Examples are suicide, sexual assault, and bullying. 

  • Can lead to life-long mental and physical health problems
  • Increases the risk of being a victim or perpetrator of further violence
  • Is a learned behavior
  • Is preventable