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Illness and Injury Prevention Resources

Illness and Injury Prevention

Prevention of illnesses and injuries is a key but often overlooked component in the continuum of emergency and critical care. Prevention can possibly have the greatest impact on reducing mortality and morbidity.

This resource has been designed to assist you, your clients and their families with on-line access to information concerning illnesses and injuries and pro-active prevention measures.  The following is only a sampling of resources available on-line.  Many of these websites include links to other sites and resources.  Many of the sites also provide you with free or low-cost printed materials that you can order or download. 

General Health

American Academy of Pediatrics

California Department of Public Health – Center for Family Health

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

EMS for Children National Resource Center

Asthma Control

California Strategic Plan of Asthma in California 2008-2012

Center for Disease Control and Prevention – National Asthma Control Program

Childhood Immunizations

California Department of Public Health- Immunization Branch

Center for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

CDC Diabetes Public Health Resource

National Diabetes Education Program

Infant Safe Sleeping Practices

American Academy of Pediatrics

National SUID/SIDS Resource Center

POLST/End of Life Care

Coalition for Compassionate Care

Mental Health/Youth Violence

National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Obesity

Mayo Clinic - Obesity

CDC – Overweight and Obesity

CDC-Combatting Childhood Obesity

Mayo Clinic – Childhood Obesity

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death & Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SUID/SIDS)

National SUID/SIDS Resource Center

Teen Alcohol and Substance Abuse

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

National Institute on Drug Abuse

General Injury Prevention

American Academy of Pediatrics

SAFE KIDS USA

Injury Control Resource Information Network

Abuse and Neglect

California Department of Public Health – Safe and Active Communities

Child Help

Intercouncil Agency on Child Abuse and Neglect

Bicycle Safety

California Department of Public Health – Safe and Active Communities

Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute

Bullying

Pacer Center

Burn Prevention

American Burn Association

Burn Institute

Burn Prevention Network

Child Passenger Safety

California Department of Public Health-Vehicle Occupant Protection Program

California Highway Patrol

Kids and Cars

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

SAFE KIDS USA

SafetyBeltSafe USA

Dog Bite Prevention

ASPCA Dog Bite Prevention

Distracted Driving

IMPACT Teen Drivers

Elderly Falls

CDC Falls-Older Adults

Mayo Clinic Healthy Aging

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

Firearm Safety

Kids Health

Home Safety

Safe Kids USA

Injury Prevention Data

California Department of Public Health – EPIC

Center for Disease Control and Prevention –CDC

Injuries Among Older Adults

CDC – Injuries Among Older Adults

Pedestrian Safety

National Center for Safe Routes to Schools

Product Safety and Recalls

US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Poison Control and Prevention

California Poison Control- 1800-222-1222

Teen Dating Violence

Break the Cycle

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Teen Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Teen Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

The Partnership

Water Safety

Safe Kids USA

National Drowning Prevention Alliance

West Nile Virus Prevention

California Department of Public Health

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Youth Violence Prevention

National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

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