National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) provides national leadership on injury prevention. The NCIPC prioritizes understanding injury and violence problems through surveillance, identifying risk and protective factors for injury and violence, designing and evaluating prevention strategies, and taking steps to ensure widespread implementation across communities. The NCIPC also funds the Core SVIPP program. Read more about the NCIPC here.
The Core State Violence and Injury Prevention Program (Core SVIPP) is a program funded by the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control and the Centers for Disease Control. Core SVIPP helps states implement injury and violence prevention programs and strategies. The overarching purpose of Core SVIPP is to decrease morbidity and mortality from injury and violence, and increase sustainability of injury and violence prevention programs and strategies. The Core SVIPP program provides 23 state health departments with funding for injury and violence prevention activities. Learn more about Core SVIPP here.
NC DHHS Injury and Violence Prevention Branch
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health runs the state’s Injury and Violence Prevention Branch. The branch implements injury and violence prevention programs, coordinates and supports groups working to prevent injury and violence, and conducts and disseminates injury data surveillance. Visit their website here.
Safe States Alliance
Safe States Alliance is a national nonprofit that aims to strengthen injury and violence prevention on state, territorial, local, and tribal levels. The organization is comprised of public health professionals working in injury and violence prevention across all U.S. states and territories. Visit their website here.