Youth Violence Prevention: Working Together to Keep Communities Safe

The impact of youth violence on communities is widespread and long lasting. But, there are many ways to make a positive impact. This compendium, which includes case studies of initiatives to combat youth violence drawn from AHA member hospitals and health systems, illustrates just a few of the most innovative and effective efforts currently underway. View the entire compendium below.

Related Resources

Case Studies
ED Shooting Reveals Protocol Strengths and Areas for Improvement King’s Daughters’ Hospital | Madison, Ind.
Webinar Recordings
Hear about Harborview’s innovative approach to gun violence patterned on alcohol and substance abuse interventions.
Nelly Leon-Chisen, AHA Director of Coding and Classification, explains the importance of new codes, released in June 2018, for human trafficking.
Issue Brief
Violence is a growing public health issue so in the fall of 2016, the AHA's Hospital Against Violence (HAV) initiative was created. HAV supports AHA members…