Maine Public Health Data Reports - Injury and Violence

Useful Websites - Statistical 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
  • 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/
  • WISQARSTM, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC
    WISQARSTM (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System) is an interactive database system that provides customized reports of injury-related data from the national Center of Health Statistics (NCHS) and the violent death data from NCIPC's National Violent Death Reporting System.
    http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/wisqars/default.htm
  • Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, Institute of Behavioral Science (IBS), University of Colorado (Boulder)
    The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) is a research program founded to provide informed assistance to groups committed to understanding and preventing violence across the life course.
    http://www.colorado.edu/cspv/

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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/

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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
  • WISQARSTM, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC
    WISQARSTM (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System) is an interactive database system that provides customized reports of injury-related data from the national Center of Health Statistics (NCHS) and the violent death data from NCIPC's National Violent Death Reporting System.
    http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/wisqars/default.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 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/

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