ERIC Number: EJ512974
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
The Epidemic of Youth Violence in America: Using Public Health Prevention Strategies to Prevent Violence.
Prothrow-Stith, Deborah B.
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, v6 n2 p95-101 1995
Argues that there is no single strategy, institution, or discipline that can create the changes needed to reduce violence in America. Preventing violence requires long-term commitments, a comprehensive set of strategies, and new partnerships combined and focused on prevention of, not responses to, youth violence. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Proceedings of the National Conference on Health Care for the Poor and Underserved "Preventing Violence and Abusive Behavior: A Public Health Agenda" (7th, Nashville, TN, October 3-5, 1994). Journal availability: Institute for Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Mehary Medical College, 1005 D.B. Todd Blvd., Nashville, TN 37208.