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Youth Violence/Bullying

Homicide is the third leading cause of death for young people ages 10 to 24. Youth violence can be reduced and prevented. Effective interventions must be disseminated and adopted by local and state authorities, community-based organizations and private sector partners.

View Youth Violence Prevention Plan and Alabama Youth Violence Agencies/Organizations

The Center's for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC's) technical package, A Comprehensive Technical Package for the Prevention of Youth Violence and Associated Risk Behaviors, helps communities and states priortize youth violence prevention strategies based on the best available evidence.

National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Established in 2006 as National Bullying Prevention and Awareness Week, this campaign seeks to make bullying prevention a movement in every community. Visit Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center to learn how you can promote kindness, acceptance, and inclusion to prevent bullying.

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Page last updated: March 23, 2023