Today we celebrate the legendary civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the many women who also played integral roles in the fight against racial, economic and gender inequalities in America. From lunch counter sit-ins to nonviolent marches, those...
by Trust for America's Health and Well-Being Trust
This brief covers developments in the synthetic-opioid crisis; the escalating rise in suicides; and the continued longterm climb in deaths by alcohol, drug, and suicide across demographic groups and geography based on CDC mortality data. This brief also highlights key recommendations to stem the current epidemic and avert future crises.
by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ACEs and their associated harms are preventable. Creating and sustaining safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for all children and families can prevent ACEs and help all children reach their full health and life potential. CDC has produced a suite of technical packages to help states and communities take advantage of the best available evidence to prevent violence, including the many types of violence and social, economic, and other exposures in the home and community that adve...
by Community Commons
This collection focuses specifically on taking action. It offers context for addressing gun violence as a systemic public health crisis, and houses some of Community Commons’ best tools, toolkits, resources, datasets, maps, policy briefs, and stories related to ending, preventing, and healing from gun violence.