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Violence is a public health problem because of its tremendous impact on the health and well-being of our youth. Interpersonal violence is defined as the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against another person that results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, or psychological harm (Dahlberg and Krug 2002).

NOYS efforts in the following areas can be seen through the news we share, the activities we promote, and the members* we seek to engage around:

 

*Nonprofit organizations and members of industry: We are looking for partners working on the many prevention issues in the above areas. Go to our membership section to learn more.

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