Injury & Violence Prevention

Mission: The Division of Injury & Violence Prevention is dedicated to reducing injuries to North Dakotans through leadership, education, resources and policy.

Programs within the division include:

Unintentional Injury Prevention Program:  The overall goal of this program is to reduce unintentional injuries to North Dakotans, with special emphasis on children and women. The program uses a variety of best practice strategies to promote the health and safety to all North Dakotans.

Publication/Resource Topics:

Child Passenger Safety Program :  The goal of the Child Passenger Safety Program is to decrease injuries and death to children due to motor vehicle crash events. The program uses a variety of best practice strategies, including data collection and analysis, design and development of initiatives, training and technical assistance, policy and advocacy, and evaluation.

Publication/Resource Topics:

Cribs for Kids

Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Program:  The overall goal is to reduce domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking crimes in North Dakota.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Suicide Prevention Program:  The overall goal of the Suicide Prevention program is to reduce the number of attempted and completed suicides.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    If you are thinking about suicide, talk to someone you trust or call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.TALK(8255).

    In an emergency, call 911.


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