Tag Archives: violence and healthcare

Violence Prevention IS a Healthcare Initiative

Gun control is a topic fraught with political connotations, however violence prevention is relatively free of it. The health problem of violence presents itself in many forms, including assaults, homicide, suicide, intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse, child and adult bullying, and others. All these injuries and psychological impacts are preventable. Not only is there a human… Read More »

Healthcare and policing violence: The need to work together

Health in the United States has become segmented and siloed. Failing to acknowledge the connections between situations that impact us, leads us to miss opportunities to fully explore creating models that improve results. Violence remains a leading cause of healthcare issues, both from a quality of life and cost perspective. While those in healthcare and law enforcement understand… Read More »