Violence Prevention - GeneralComponents of this program include monitoring and assessing violence data, identifying risk factors for violence, and promoting preventive interventions and asset building in order to prevent interpersonal violence and suicide. The Minnesota Department of Health publishes an e-mail newsletter listing many resources, conferences, and strategies, called the Violence Prevention Information Sharing Group.
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- Family Home Visiting : Learn what Minnesota is doing to promote the health and self-sufficiency of some of Minnesota's most vulnerable families www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fh/mch/fhv/index.html
- Suicide Prevention Plan : Read this report which details recommendations and an action plan to prevent suicide in Minnesota. www.health.state.mn.us/divs/opa/suicide.pdf
Contact for more information:
Mark Kinde, MPH
Injury & Violence Prevention Program Director
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