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Violence Types

Fact Sheet

Preventing youth violence is possible. Download and print a fact sheet with more information about youth violence.

Definitions

Millions of children and young adults attend schools and universities each year. Preventing violence in these environments is important to promoting learning, safety, and health.

Fact Sheet

Bullying is a form of youth violence, which can result in physical injury, social and emotional problems and even death. Download a fact sheet with more information about bullying and how to prevent it here.

Fact Sheet

Preventing school violence is possible. Download and print a fact sheet that describes school violence, its impact, and prevention strategies.

Fact Sheet

Preventing sexual violence is possible, and we all can do our part. Download a fact sheet to learn more about sexual violence and how to prevent it.

Definitions

One child being harmed, intentionally or not, is one too many. Sadly, many children suffer from child maltreatment every year. But, it doesn’t have to happen. Real prevention begins with a clear understanding of the problem. Keep reading to learn more about CDC’s definition of child maltreatment.

Risk Factorr

Research is teaching us about conditions that can make children vulnerable to maltreatment. We are also learning more about protective factors to help buffer children from harm. Learn more here.

Consequences

Child maltreatment is a significant public health problem that has devastating and long-lasting consequences. Children and families are harmed and also the communities where they live. No one is immune from the problem, and we must all work together to find a solution. Read more here.

Fact Sheet

We can stop teen dating violence before it happens. Learn more about it through this fact sheet which explains the issue.

Definitions

Unhealthy relationships can start early and have lasting consequences. By understanding conditions that lead to violence in dating relationships and teaching healthy relationship skills, we can stop teen dating violence, before it starts.