Costs of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in the United States, Published 2003

Back in 2003, Congress funded the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct a study to obtain national estimates of the occurrence of IPV-related injuries, to estimate their costs to the health care system, and to recommend strategies to prevent IPV and its consequences.

This report in summary:

  • Presents findings for the estimated incidence, prevalence, and costs of nonfatal and fatal IPV;
  • Identifies future research needs;
  • Highlights CDC’s research priorities for IPV prevention.

Click on view resource to read the report.

VetoViolence from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hosted through Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Veto Violence is a site committed to comprehensive violence prevention.

They have information on different approaches such as primary prevention, public health, and a socio-ecological model towards preventing violence. They also have a variety of tools & training mechanisms to teach on prevention violence. To view this extensive body of resource, click on the “view resource” button below.

To listen on a podcast about this project, click here.

CDC Social Media Tools, Guidelines & Best Practices

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have created Social Media Toolkits designed to assist in the planning, development and implementation of social media activities providing critical information on lessons learned, best practices, clearance information and security requirements.

They have made different guides available online for different social media platforms. To read through the guides and their suggestions, click on the view resource button below.