Maine Public Health Data Reports - Injury and Violence

Useful Websites - Educational Information


Injury and Violence: Maine

  • Maine Injury Prevention Program (MIPP), Division of Family Health, MCDC
    The Program's mission is to provide leadership and coordination to assure a statewide, comprehensive and integrated injury prevention program that serves as a resource for professionals, communities, agencies, and professional organizations in both the public and private sectors.
    /dhhs/mecdc/population-health/inj/index.html
  • Communities for Children and Youth
    Communities for Children and Youth is a statewide initiative of the Maine Children's Cabinet designed to create a partnership between state government and local communities as they work to prevent poor outcomes for children and youth and promote positive child  and youth development.
    http://www.maine.gov/cfc/
  • Crime in Maine
    Department of Public Safety, Maine State Police, Uniform Crime Reporting Unit's Website.
    http://www.maine.gov/dps/cim/crime_in_maine/cim.htm
  • Peace Studies Institute, University of Maine
    The University of Maine Peace Studies Program focuses on education for peace, justice, human rights, nonviolence, tolerance, global understanding, interdependence and mutuality, and environmental responsibility.
    http://www.umaine.edu/peace/

Injury and Violence: national and International

  • National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC.
    The lead federal agency for injury prevention.
    http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/
  • State & Territorial Injury Prevention Directors Association
    The State and Territorial Injury Prevention Directors Association (STIPDA) is a national non-profit 501(c)3 organization of professionals committed to strengthening the ability of state, territorial and local health departments to reduce death and disability associated with injury and violence.
    http://www.stipda.org/

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Interpersonal Violence: Maine

  • Maine Injury Prevention Program (MIPP), Division of Family Health, MCDC
    The Program's mission is to provide leadership and coordination to assure a statewide, comprehensive and integrated injury prevention program that serves as a resource for professionals, communities, agencies, and professional organizations in both the public and private sectors.
    /dhhs/mecdc/population-health/inj/index.html

Interpersonal Violence: National and International

  • Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC.
    The lead federal agency for injury prevention.
    http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/dvp/dvp.htm
  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
    A national organization whose mission is to enhance the ability of professionals to respond to children and families affected by abuse and violence.
    http://www.apsac.org/mc/page.do

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Intentional Violence: Maine

  • Maine Injury Prevention Program (MIPP), Division of Family Health, MCDC
    The Program's mission is to provide leadership and coordination to assure a statewide, comprehensive and integrated injury prevention program that serves as a resource for professionals, communities, agencies, and professional organizations in both the public and private sectors.
    /dhhs/mecdc/population-health/inj/index.html
  • Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Program
    The Program's mission is to (i) increase statewide public awareness about youth suicide and youth suicide prevention; (ii) reduce the incidence of suicidal behavior among Maine youth aged 10-24; and (iii) improve youth access to appropriate prevention and intervention services.
    http://www.maine.gov/suicide/

Intentional Violence: National and International

  • Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC.
    The lead federal agency for injury prevention.
    http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/dvp/dvp.htm
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
    The AACAP is a membership based organization. Its members actively research, evaluate, diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders.
    http://www.aacap.org/
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide.
    http://www.suicidology.org/
  • Centre for Suicide PreventionThe Centre for Suicide Prevention has three main branches - The Suicide Information & Education Collection (SIEC) is a special library and resource centre providing information on suicide and suicidal behavior. The Suicide Prevention Training Programs (SPTP) branch provides caregiver training in suicide intervention, awareness, bereavement, crisis management and related topics. Suicide Prevention Research Projects (SPRP) advocates for, and supports research on suicide and suicidal behavior.
    http://www.suicideinfo.ca/
  • Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network (SPAN)The Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN USA) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preventing suicide through public education and awareness, community action and federal, state and local grassroots advocacy.
    http://www.spanusa.org/

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Unintentional Violence: Maine

  • Maine Injury Prevention Program (MIPP), Division of Family Health, MCDC
    The Program's mission is to provide leadership and coordination to assure a statewide, comprehensive and integrated injury prevention program that serves as a resource for professionals, communities, agencies, and professional organizations in both the public and private sectors.
    /dhhs/mecdc/population-health/inj/index.html

Unintentional Violence: National and International

  • Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC.
    The lead federal agency for injury prevention.
    http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/duip/duip.htm
  • Insurance Institute for Highway SafetyUSDA
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is an independent, nonprofit, scientific, and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses - deaths, injuries, and property damage - from crashes on the nation's highways.
    http://www.iihs.org/
  • National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
    The National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety strives to enhance the health and safety of all children exposed to hazards associated with agricultural work and rural environments.
    http://marshfieldclinic.org/nfmc/pages/ default.aspx?page=nccrahs_welcome
  • National Fire Protection Association
    The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
    http://www.nfpa.org/index.asp?cookie%5Ftest=1
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
    The NHTSA's mission is to save lives, prevent injuries and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards and enforcement activity.
    http://www.nhtsa.gov/
  • Safe Kids Worldwide
    Safe Kids Worldwide is the first and only international nonprofit organization dedicated solely to preventing unintentional childhood injury.
    http://www.safekids.org/

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