This page contains materials and information from the AHA, federal government, other national organizations, as well as AHA-member initiatives focused on increasing community awareness and interventions to stop the cycle of violence in our homes, at our jobs or in our neighborhoods. Check back often for additions.
Youth violence is a significant public health problem that affects thousands of young people each day and in turn, their families, schools, and communities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, youth violence can take different forms including fights, bullyin...
Human trafficking is a global issue, and anyone can become a victim, regardless of gender or age. In 2016, over 7,500 tips of human trafficking were reported to the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline, more than 2,000 of which involved children and youth under the age of 18. However...
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.