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Zero Tolerance: Help Stop Violence Now

Not only does child abuse and neglect, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, suicide, and youth violence cause immediate harm, but victims can suffer the consequences and feel the impact for years.

Written by Debra Houry, MD, MPH, Director of CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) and published on Media Planet, this editorial explores how violence impacts each and every one of us.

Read Dr. Houry’s thoughts on our collective role in moving beyond reacting to violent acts to preventing them before they happen.