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