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AGRICULTURAL

American Academy of Pediatrics This website is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and the well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

American Public Health Association This website is designed to actively help the public and health care professionals in the area of public health in America.

American Red Cross This website is a source of international, national and community based service programs dedicated to disaster, health and safety services.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

AUTO (see MOTOR VEHICLE)

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BICYCLE

American Academy of Pediatrics This website is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and the well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Harbor view Injury Prevention and Research Center This website contains reviews of the effectiveness of interventions for different types of injuries, including bicycles and child pedestrian injuries, links to other national injury research sites, and fact sheets and other resources.

National Safe Kids Campaign This organization provides resources on injury prevention including bicycle safety, public policy and child passenger safety.

SAFE KIDS  The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to prevention of unintentional childhood injury - the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission This website contains a listing of various information including bicycle safety, children’s safety, all terrain vehicles, holiday safety, and recreational safety.

Wisconsin Department of Transportation  This website provides bicycle safety fact sheets, Wisconsin Bicycle maps, and related bicycle safety links.

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BOATING

Boating Safety Tips-Know Before You Go Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.  This website is designed to give you all of the information on Wisconsin's waterways regulations and boating safety.

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BURNS (See FIRE-RELATED INJURIES)

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CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING

Department of Health Services Carbon Monoxide facts and information 

Home Safety Tips Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, Division of Public Health. This website provides prevention information related to the home including air quality (carbon monoxide poisoning) electrical and fire safety, poison prevention, crime prevention, and unintentional injury prevention.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

CAR SEAT SAFETY

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety  This website is a source of safety information designed for drivers on traffic and road safety issues.

Buckle Up America This is a national campaign to increase the proper use of safety belts and child safety seats, changes that will save lives and prevent injuries.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

National Safe Kids Campaign This organization provides resources such as a fact sheets and a resource catalog on bicycle and car seat safety.

National Organizations For Youth Safety  NOYS is a coalition of over 40 national agencies and organizations and youth representatives working to improve safety for our nation's youth who are at high risk for many types of injury and illness (with a current focus on highway safety and drug and alcohol abuse prevention). The coalition is also supporting the Buckle Up America campaign. This site is intended for use by both professionals and teens.

SAFE KIDS  The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to prevention of unintentional childhood injury - the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission   This website contains a listing of various information including bicycle safety, children’s safety, all terrain vehicles, holiday safety, and recreational safety.

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DAYCARE

Health and Safety Tips  National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care.  This site provides a broad range of information related to childcare health and safety issues.

Wisconsin Caregiver Program  Wisconsin's Caregiver Law requires background and criminal history checks of certain personnel who are responsible for the care, safety and security of children and adults. The law also requires covered entities to investigate and report incidents of client abuse, neglect or misappropriation of property (caregiver misconduct).

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WCADV)  The state coalition provides training, speakers, technical assistance on issues related domestic violence.  It also provides forums for the involvement of battered women and networking and support for programs for battered women and for professionals in related fields.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence  This organization's work includes support for the provision of community-based, non-violent alternatives-such as safe home and shelter programs - for battered women and their children; public education and technical assistance; policy development and innovative legislation; and, efforts to eradicate social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center  The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, statistics, and resources related to sexual violence. It serves as a resource for state, territory, and tribal anti-sexual assault coalitions, rape crisis centers, allied organizations, community projects, policy-makers, government entities, media, educators, health care providers and others working to address and eliminate sexual assault.

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DRIVER'S SAFETY

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety  This website is a source of safety information designed for drivers on traffic and road safety issues.

Buckle Up America  This is a national campaign to increase the proper use of safety belts and child safety seats, changes that will save lives and prevent injuries.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration  This organization is the national counterpart and partner with Wisconsin Department of Transportation with many resources on roadway, bicycle, and pedestrian safety

Network of Employers For Traffic Safety  The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) is the only organization dedicated exclusively to traffic safety in the workplace. Government and industry leaders created the organization in 1989 to address both the human and economic impact of traffic crashes on the nation's workforce. 

DROWNING (see WATER SAFETY)

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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Public Health Emergency Preparedness  Department of Health Services program which provides consumers and professionals  information and resources on preparing for an emergency.

American Red Cross  This website is a source of international, national and community based service programs dedicated to disaster, health and safety services.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Emergency Preparedness  The Department of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

Federal Emergency Management Agency  DISASTER. It strikes anytime, anywhere. It takes many forms -- a hurricane, an earthquake, a tornado, a flood, a fire or a hazardous spill, an act of nature or an act of terrorism. It builds over days or weeks, or hits suddenly, without warning. Every year, millions of Americans face disaster, and its terrifying consequences.

Health Resources and Services Administration  The Health Resources and Services Administration's mission is to improve and expand access to quality health care for all.

National Emergency Management Association This site is the professional association of and for state emergency management directors. 

National Weather Service  NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts warnings and post-event information for all types of hazards - weather (such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods), natural (such as earthquakes, forest fires, and volcanic activity), technological (such as chemical releases, oil spills, nuclear power plant emergencies, etc.), and national emergencies. Working with other Federal agencies and the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Emergency Alert System (EAS), NOAA Weather Radio is an all-hazards radio network, making it the single source for the most comprehensive weather and emergency information available to the public.

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EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS)  

Wisconsin EMS for Children (EMSC) Program Division of Public Health.  This program is a federally funded initiative designed to reduce child and youth disability due to severe illness or injury.

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ESPAÑOL RESOURCES

Información en español   Los siguientes son los títulos de las publicaciones disponibles en español. Estos materiales fueron desarrollados por la Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Los títulos aparecen en orden alfabético y están vinculados con las publicaciones.
(Translation:  Information in Spanish.  The following is a list of publications available in Spanish. These materials were developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. They appear in alphabetical order, and are linked to the publication(s) of that respective subject area.)

FALLS AND HIP INJURY

Department of Health Services This falls prevention website provides information about injuries associated with unintentional falls and on best practices in fall prevention.

American Association of Retired Persons  The nation's leading organization for people 50 and older. AARP provides information and education, advocacy, and community services through a national network of local chapters and experienced volunteers.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Department of Health and Human Services  The Department Of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

Gerontological Society of America A multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the scientific study of aging and to the translation/dissemination of research for practice and policy.

National Institute on Aging (NIA)  One of the National Institutes of Health and the principal biomedical research agency of the United States Government. The NIA promotes healthy aging by conducting and supporting biomedical, social, and behavioral research and public education.

National Osteoporosis Foundation  A voluntary, nonprofit health organization, the NOF is a leading resource for medically sound information on the causes, prevention, and treatment of osteoporosis.

Preventing Falls Among Seniors National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Center for Disease Control and Prevention. This website contains links and information on prevention of falls among seniors.

National Safety Council  This website is a national source of safety and health information on workplace, highway, community and recreational safety.

U.S. Administration on Aging (AoA) This agency works to heighten awareness among other Federal agencies, organizations, groups, and the public about the contributions that older Americans make to the Nation and to educate them about the needs of older people. The AoA also seeks to educate older people and their caregivers about the benefits and services available to help them.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission  The federal regulatory agency which protects the public against unreasonable risks of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products.

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FARM (see AGRICULTURAL)

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FIREARMS 

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is a law enforcement organization within the United States Department of Justice with unique responsibilities dedicated to reducing violent crime and protecting the public.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Division of Violence Prevention National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Center for Disease Control and Prevention. This program encompasses surveillance, research, evaluation, and training on youth violence, family & intimate violence, suicide, and firearm injuries.

SAFE KIDS  The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to prevention of unintentional childhood injury - the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.

Wisconsin Anti Violence Effort (WAVE)  Through research, education and advocacy WAVE raises awareness about firearm violence throughout the state, provides up to the date information to the public and policy makers and promotes common sense measures that will bring our state to the forefront of gun violence protection.

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FIRE RELATED INJURIES

Home Safety Tips  Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, Division of Public Health. This site provides prevention information related to the home, including electrical and fire safety, poison prevention, crime prevention, and unintentional injury prevention.

American Red Cross  This website is a source of international, national and community based service programs dedicated to disaster, health and safety services.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

National Fire Protection Association  The National Fire Protection Association s goal is to reduce the burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically based consensus codes, standards, research, training and education.

SAFE KIDS  The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to prevention of unintentional childhood injury - the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.

FIREWORKS

Fireworks Safety Tips  The Department of Health Services provides fireworks safety tips and injury data.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

SAFE KIDS  The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to prevention of unintentional childhood injury - the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.

FLOODING

Flood Hazards and Recovery Department of Health Services. This site provides health and safety response and recovery information related to flooding, including but not limited to food safety, human waste disposal, garbage disposal, home inspection after water damage.

American Red Cross  This website is a source of international, national and community based service programs dedicated to disaster, health and safety services.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) This website provides information and resources on preparing for and recovery from a flood. 

Department of Health and Human Services  The Department Of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to

National Weather Service  NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts warnings and post-event information for all types of hazards - weather (such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods), natural (such as earthquakes, forest fires, and volcanic activity), technological (such as chemical releases, oil spills, nuclear power plant emergencies, etc.), and national emergencies. Working with other Federal agencies and the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Emergency Alert System (EAS), NOAA Weather Radio is an all-hazards radio network, making it the single source for the most comprehensive weather and emergency information available to the public.

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HALLOWEEN 

Halloween Safety Tips The Department of Health Services has provided a comprehensive list of Halloween safety tips.

HEAT 

Department of Health Services This website provides heat-related health and safety information and resources.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Extreme Heat, A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  This guide provides information on signs, symptoms and prevention tips for heat-related illness.

National Weather Service  NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts warnings and post-event information for all types of hazards - weather (such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods), natural (such as earthquakes, forest fires, and volcanic activity), technological (such as chemical releases, oil spills, nuclear power plant emergencies, etc.), and national emergencies. Working with other Federal agencies and the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Emergency Alert System (EAS), NOAA Weather Radio is an all-hazards radio network, making it the single source for the most comprehensive weather and emergency information available to the public.

HOME INJURIES

Home Safety Tips Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, Division of Public Health. This site provides prevention information related to the home including electrical and fire safety, poison prevention, crime prevention, and unintentional injury prevention.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

SAFE KIDS  The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to prevention of unintentional childhood injury - the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.

HUNTING SAFETY

Bureau of Law Enforcement, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.  This site provides education and safety information on a variety of recreational activities including hunting.

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MENTAL HEALTH

National Mental Health Information Center  The Center offers a toll-free number and a website which provides public information and referrals on mental health services. The Center offers up-to-the-minute information on issues such as prevention, treatment, and recovery services for mental illness: and on subjects ranging from advocacy to suicide prevention.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)  This website is a wealth of information and resources on mental health treatment, coping, fighting the stigma, and recovery including a treatment services locator. 

Department of Health Services This website provides information and resources on community health services.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) This website provides information on resources and websites for mental health issues. 

Mental Health America - Wisconsin  The Mental Health Association envisions a just, humane and healthy society in which all people are accorded respect, dignity and the opportunity to achieve their full potential, free from stigma and prejudice.

National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic and other severe anxiety disorders, autism and pervasive developmental disorders, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other severe and persistent mental illnesses that affect the brain.

National Alliance on Mental Illness - Wisconsin Mental illness knows no gender, racial, ethnic, age, or economic boundaries, affecting one out of every five Wisconsin families. NAMI provides crucial information to persons affected by mental illness and their families and serves as their advocate on a state and national level.

Wisconsin Council on Mental Health We envision the time when all persons in need of mental health services across Wisconsin have equal access to resources that strengthen self-determination and self-sufficiency by promoting health and wellness, improvement and recovery, quality of life, and dignity.

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MOTOR VEHICLE

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety  This website is a source of safety information designed for drivers on traffic and road safety issues.

Buckle Up America This is a national campaign to increase the proper use of safety belts and child safety seats, changes that will save lives and prevent injuries.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Governors Highway Safety Association  The Governors Highway Safety Association is the states' voice on highway safety.  The nonprofit organization represents the highway safety programs of states and territories on the human behavior aspects of highway safety such as occupant protection, impaired driving, speed enforcement, motor carriers, school bus, pedestrian and bicycle safety.

Injury Control Resource Network This is a comprehensive website of injury data, resources, and organizations.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety  The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. For over 30 years the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has been a leader in finding out what works and doesn't work to prevent motor vehicle crashes in the first place and reduce injuries in the crashes that still occur. The Institute's research focuses on countermeasures aimed at all three factors in motor vehicle crashes (human, vehicular, and environmental) and on interventions that can occur before, during, and after crashes to reduce losses.

National Safety Council This website is a national source of safety and health information including in the workplaces, highways, community and recreational safety expanded now to include all people everywhere.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration  This organization is the national counterpart and partner with Wisconsin Department of Transportation with many resources on roadway, bicycle, and pedestrian safety.

Network of Employers For Traffic Safety  The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) is the only organization dedicated exclusively to traffic safety in the workplace. Government and industry leaders created the organization in 1989 to address both the human and economic impact of traffic crashes on the nation's workforce. 

SAFE KIDS  The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national nonprofit organization dedicated solely to prevention of unintentional childhood injury - the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.

Wisconsin Codes Project Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System. This site links together health outcome data with crash reporting data in order to better evaluate the underlying causes and resulting impacts of motor vehicle crashes.

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OCCUPATIONAL

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This website includes information and resources on workplace safety and injury prevention. 

National Safety Council  This website is a national source of safety and health information on workplace, highway, community and recreational safety.

Workplace Health and Safety Information - Links to Related Internet Sites Bureau of Occupational Health, Division of Public Health.  This website provides a number of external and occupational health related site links.

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PLAYGROUND SAFETY

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

National Program for Playground Safety  This site serves as a public resource for the latest in information on playground safety and injury prevention.

SAFE KIDS  The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national nonprofit organization dedicated solely to prevention of unintentional childhood injury - the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.

POISON

Wisconsin Poison Center This organization is located in Milwaukee, provides 24-hour, toll-free poison information for all individuals in Wisconsin.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Home Safety Tips  Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, Division of Public Health. This site provides prevention information related to the home including electrical and fire safety, poison prevention, crime prevention, and unintentional injury prevention.

SAFE KIDS  The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national nonprofit organization dedicated solely to prevention of unintentional childhood injury - the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.

PRODUCT SAFETY

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)  This is an independent federal regulatory agency that was created in 1972 by Congress in the Consumer Product Safety Act.  This site provides recall notices on a variety of consumer products, from automatic-drip coffee makers to toys to lawn mowers.

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SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  Violence prevention is a key public health priority.  The CDC is dedicated to prevent injuries and deaths caused by violence.

Rape Abuse & Incest National Network  The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., operates America's only national hotline for survivors of sexual assault. The hotline 1-800.656.HOPE offers free, confidential counseling and support 24 hours a day, from anywhere in the country.

Rape Crisis Center  his Madison based center works with the Dane County community to eliminate sexual violence and victimization, and to enhance self-determination by providing a supportive, healing environment for those affected by the issue of sexual violence

Men Can Stop Rape  Men Can Stop Rape (formerly Men's Rape Prevention Project) empowers male youth and the institutions that serve them to work as allies with women in preventing rape and other forms of men's violence. Through awareness-to-action education and community organizing, we promote gender equity and build men's capacity to be strong without being violent.

National Organization On Male Sexual Victimization  This organization's aim is to educate about, advocate for, and insure proper treatments available to sexually victimized boys and men. 

National Sexual Violence Resource Center  The National Sexual Violence Resource Center serves as the nation’s principle information and resource center regarding all aspects of sexual violence. It provides national leadership, consultation and technical assistance by generating and facilitating the development and flow of information on sexual violence intervention and prevention strategies.

Rape Fact Sheet Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  This fact sheet describes prevalence and incidence, risk factors.

Speaking Out Against Rape (SOAR)  SOAR (Speaking Out About Rape, Inc.) is a nonprofit organization which offers presentations on rape awareness to colleges, universities, civic organizations, law enforcement, and other interest groups. The focus of the presentation is on the emotional trauma after rape rather than the actual act of rape itself. SOAR speaks about HIV, STD's, pregnancy, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and the importance of counseling. SOAR addresses the issues of secondary victims - the family, friends, significant others, neighbors and co-workers. The importance of reporting the crime, seeking medical attention, and protecting yourself are included as well.

Stop It Now!  Stop It Now!'s mission is to call on all abusers and potential abusers to stop and seek help, to educate adults about the ways to stop sexual abuse, and to increase public awareness of the trauma of child sexual abuse.

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA)  This organization provides a comprehensive resource library which contains books, journals, videos on all aspects of sexual violence prevention, intervention, and treatment, training, publications, and education materials.

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SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Sexual Harassment:  It's Not Academic U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights. This is information for school administrators, teachers, students, and parents to assist them in recognizing and dealing with sexual harassment under Title IX.

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SNOWMOBILE SAFETY

Snowmobile Safety Tips Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This is a listing of preventive measures as related to snowmobile safety.

Snowmobile Safety  Produced by CSN under its contract with the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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SPANISH RESOURCES

Información en español   Los siguientes son los títulos de las publicaciones disponibles en español. Estos materiales fueron desarrollados por la Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Los títulos aparecen en orden alfabético y están vinculados con las publicaciones.
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SUICIDE

Wisconsin Teen Suicide, Fact Sheet Series - No. 1, August 2006  The Wisconsin Division of Public Health has released a teen suicide fact sheet which highlights the suicide statistics and shows the need for suicide prevention initiatives.

Wisconsin Suicide Prevention Strategy (PDF, 160 KB) Wisconsin Department of Health Services action plan to prevent and reduce suicides in Wisconsin.

American Academy of Suicidology  This website is dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide.

American Foundation of Suicide Prevention This website is dedicated to advancing our knowledge of suicide and the ability to prevent it.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Division of Violence Prevention National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   This prevention program encompasses surveillance, research, evaluation, and training on youth violence, family & intimate violence, suicide, firearm injuries.

Hopes  Helping others through education and advocacy for suicide prevention.

National Mental Health Information Center  The Center offers a toll-free number and a website which provides public information and referrals on mental health services. The Center offers up-to-the-minute information on issues such as prevention, treatment, and recovery services for mental illness: and on subjects ranging from advocacy to suicide prevention.

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)  Save is designed  to educate about suicide prevention, eliminate stigma and support those touched by suicide.

Suicide and Suicide Prevention  This web site is a complete site that helps with every aspect of suicide and suicide prevention.

Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network USA (SPAN)  The Suicide Prevention Action Network USA is a nonprofit national organization that links the energy of those bereaved or touched by suicide with the expertise of leaders in science, health, business, government and public service to achieve the goal of significantly reducing the national rate of suicide by the year 2010.

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TOY SAFETY

Toy Safety Tips  The Department of Health Services has provided a comprehensive list of toy and gift safety tips.

UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  This program is used to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Injury Control Resource Information Network  University of Pennsylvania.  This is a comprehensive website of injury data, resources, and organizations.

Home Safety Tips  Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, Division of Public Health. This website provides prevention information related to the home including electrical and fire safety, poison prevention, crime prevention, and unintentional injury prevention.

Injury Prevention Web  This is a service of the Center for Injury Prevention Policy & Practice and the State and Territorial Injury Prevention Directors' Association.  This website includes injury contacts, books, organizations, and data (includes charts of injury mortality trends for every state).

National Library of Medicine MEDLINE Literature Database  This website is searchable database of published articles in selected mainstream medical journals. Database can be queried to find relevant injury data, interventions, etc.

National Safety Council  This website is a source of safety and health information including in the workplaces, highways, community and recreational safety.

The Children's Safety Network (CSN)  This organization provides resources and technical assistance to maternal and child health agencies and other organizations seeking to reduce unintentional injuries and violence to children and adolescents.

SAFE KIDS  The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national nonprofit organization dedicated solely to prevention of unintentional childhood injury - the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.

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VIOLENCE

Division of Violence Prevention  National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  This program encompasses surveillance, research, evaluation, and training on youth violence, family & intimate violence, suicide, firearm injuries.

Home Safety Tips  Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, Division of Public Health. This website provides prevention information related to the home including electrical and fire safety, poison prevention, crime prevention, and unintentional injury prevention.

National Online Resource Center On Violence Against Women (VAWnet)  VAWnet is a comprehensive and easily accessible online collection of full-text, searchable materials and resources on domestic violence, sexual violence and related issues.

National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center The Children's Safety Network (CSN).  This organization provides resources and technical assistance to maternal and child health agencies and other organizations seeking to reduce unintentional injuries and violence to children and adolescents.

National Violence Against Women Prevention Research Center  This website sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is designed to be useful to scientists, practitioners, advocates, grassroots organizations, and any other professional or layperson interested in current topics related to violence against women and its prevention. We invite you to browse our topics and send us your feedback on both our content and our organization.

PAVNET Online Partnerships against Violence Network.  This website is a "virtual library" of information about violence and youth-at-risk, representing data from seven different Federal agencies.  It is a "one-stop," searchable, information resource to help reduce redundancy in information management and provide clear and comprehensive access to information for States and local communities.

Stop Bullying Now  Recent incidents of school violence have focused new attention on childhood bullying and harassment. As we watch children being crushed by bullying, we often feel powerless. No more!
There are ways to stop bullying, based on decades of research.

Wisconsin Anti Violence Effort (WAVE) Through research, education and advocacy, WAVE raises awareness about firearm violence throughout the state, provides up-to-date information to the public and policy makers and promotes common sense measures that will bring our state to the forefront of gun violence protection.

Violence Against Women and Family Violence Research  The mission of the Violence Against Women and Family Violence Research and Evaluation program is to promote the safety of women and family members, and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the criminal justice system's response to these crimes.

WATER SAFETY

AAP Water Safety for Your School-Age Child Water recreation safety to prevent drowning accidents in children.

SAFE KIDS Kids Don't Float water safety guide.

Also See Boating

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