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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention in [Rockville, Md.] .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statement[produced by SAMHSA"s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information ; Lucinda Myers, editor]
SeriesSubstance abuse resource guide, DHHS publication -- no. (SMA) 00-3442
ContributionsMyers, Lucinda, National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14514857M

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Youth Violence. Youth violence has been a serious problem for many countries over the past decades as teenagers have become more aggressive and incidents have resulted in more serious consequences. Children increasingly have access to guns and knives with many high schools bringing in security measures to detect weapons. Mitigating the Effects of Gun Violence on Children and Youth By Garbarino, James; Bradshaw, Catherine P.; Vorrasi, Joseph A The Future of Children, Vol. 12, No. 2, Summer-Fall Research funds: Provide adequate federal funds to the CDC, NIH, and NIJ for research into the causes and solutions of gun violence. The book includes an analysis of the constitutionality of many recommended policies and data from a national public opinion poll that reflects support among the majority of Americans including gun owners for stronger gun policies/5(24). A youth is a victim of gun violence when he or she is injured or killed as a consequence of someone (a youth or an adult) intentionally using a gun to threaten or harm someone (whether the youth victim was the intended target or not).File Size: KB.

This literature review (PDF, 24 pages) provides an overview of intentional gun violence involving youth, aged , in the U.S., including homicides, nonfatal injuries, suicides, community violence, and school violence/shootings. It includes information on the scope of the problem, risk and protective factors, policy research on guns, guns as a public health issue, and evidence-based. Youth Gun Violence Prevention In the United States, firearm violence is the third leading cause of death and the second leading cause of injury-related death among year-old children; boys account for 82% of all firearm deaths among children, and those youth aged have a firearm injury rate that is 12 times higher than that of children below aged 13 [11]. Youth Gun Violence Fact Sheet Gun violence poses a serious threat to America’s children and youth. Existing data clearly point to the need for improved strategies for keeping guns out of the hands of children and youth and those who would harm them.   Youth violence is a significant public health problem that affects thousands of young people each day, and in turn, their families, schools, and communities. Youth violence is an adverse childhood experience and is connected to other forms of violence, including child abuse and neglect, teen dating violence, adult intimate partner violence.

The book summarizes the root causes of gun violence and explores how it has exploded across the country, examines its financial and social impact, and discusses the importance of universal background checks. Stop history from repeating itself by educating the future. Thomas Gabor's book on gun violence is an eye opening look at the facts, misconceptions, and myths that drive the gun control debate. It should be required reading for anyone who wants a balanced review of the issue for either individual knowledge or making informed decisions about firearm s: billion dollars. That is the annual cost of gun violence in America according to the authors of this landmark study, a book destined to change the way Americans view the problem of gun-related violence. Until now researchers have assessed the burden imposed by gunshot injuries and deaths in terms of medical costs and lost productivity.3/5(4). Youth firearm violence. [Rockville, Md.]: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, [] (OCoLC)