Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Violence Prevention

Flashback Friday -- National Suicide Prevention Month

To honor National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, today's Flashback Friday post highlights previous posts on suicide prevention.

We Are All Part of the Solution to Prevent Violence in Philadelphia

Those of us who work with children and families see firsthand the incredible toll that traumatic events such as gunshot wounds take, emotionally, physically, cognitively, and behaviorally. As a community, we have a shared responsibility to protect our children from harm and to hold each other accountable.

A Child’s Caregiver Matters-- Risks to Children’s Physical Safety

Newly published research adds to the existing literature establishing a link between child abuse and a male caregiver.

Decreasing Aggression in Schools: CHOP’s Friend to Friend Program Expands Across the Philadelphia School District

Read a selection from a CHOP Research Institute Cornerstone blog about a new National Institutes of Health grant that will allow for the expansion of Friend to Friend, a school-based relational aggression intervention designed specifically for 3rd to 5th grade girls.

Flashback Friday - Minority Mental Health

As July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, today's blog post flashes back to our previous posts on mental health research in minority populations.

How Healthcare Systems Can Support Staff and Prevent Secondary Traumatic Stress

Learn about the Stress-Less Initiative, a trauma-informed group model which strives to reduce secondary traumatic stress and address unresolved trauma reactions in an effort to maintain professionals’ physical and mental health.