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July 2021

We Can Prevent Childhood Adversity

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This infographic from the CDC shows the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and how preventing ACEs can help create neighborhoods and communities where every child thrives.
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February 2021

Vital Signs: Violence Impacts Teens’ Lives

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This CDC Vital Signs report examines the types of violence experienced by teens age 14 to 18 years old and highlights how experiences of violence are associated with health conditions and risky behaviors.
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January 2021

Violence Prevention at CDC

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Violence is a serious problem in the United States. It affects people in all stages of life—from infants to the elderly—and has profound impact on lifelong health, opportunity, and well-being. This webpage from the CDC defines violence as a public health issue and offers resources for primary prevention using a public health framework.
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October 2020

Risk and Protective Factors for Perpetration

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Risk factors are linked to a greater likelihood of intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration. They are contributing factors, but might not be direct causes. Not everyone who is identified as “at risk” becomes involved in violence. This webpage from the CDC outlines key risk and protective factors.
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March 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Interim Guidance for Homeless Shelters

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Persons experiencing homelessness may be at risk for infection during an outbreak of COVID-19. This interim guidance is intended to support response planning by homeless service providers, including overnight emergency shelters, day shelters, and meal service providers.
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February 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Communication Resources

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CDC offers free resources including video, fact sheets, and posters. Resources on this page can be used to guide service providers' communications with the field about how to stay safe and healthy.
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  • Training Tools
February 2020

Moving Forward

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People with risk factors may be more likely to experience violence. Meanwhile, protective factors can help buffer people from violence. This video humanizes both types of factors by using actors on a stage to show how people can move up or get held back in life, depending on positive or negative impacts.
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November 2019

Vital Signs: Estimated Proportion of Adult Health Problems Attributable to Adverse Childhood Experiences and Implications for Prevention: 25 States, 2015–2017

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Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), such as victimization, substance misuse in the household, or witnessing intimate partner violence, have been linked to leading causes of adult morbidity and mortality. This report presents the CDC’s first ever comprehensive estimates of the potential to improve Americans’ health by preventing ACEs.
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September 2019

Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Leveraging the Best Available Evidence

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This technical package from the CDC cuts across many forms of violence and draws on research and strategies from other technical packages. ACEs are far too prevalent, but they are preventable, and having new guidance on the best available evidence for prevention helps practitioners ensure their work will be impactful. 
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August 2019

The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence: A 2015 NISVS Research-in-Brief

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The primary purpose of this report is to provide a comprehensive examination of the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) as a supplement to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS). The findings in this report offer additional information about specific IPV-related impacts, describing the wide range of experiences associated with IPV victimization.
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July 2019

Continuing the Dialogue: Learning from the Past and Looking to the Future of Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence

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Continuing the Dialogue serves as a follow-up piece to the CDC's landmark Beginning the Dialogue publication, exploring lessons learned over the past 15 years and highlighting paths forward for the prevention field.
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July 2017

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Homicides of Adult Women and the Role of Intimate Partner Violence — United States, 2003–2014

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Homicide is the most severe health outcome of violence against women. Findings from this study on female homicide data from the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) during 2003–2014 indicate that young women, particularly racial/ethnic minority women, were disproportionately affected.