Youth violence is a problem that affects our entire nation—it is not just a problem of the inner cities, isolated rural regions, or any single segment of our society. And no threat can be more devastating than child maltreatment.
The Surgeon General's report on youth violence is an authoritative source of information from scholars, scientists, analysts, and policy makers on the magnitude, causes, and prevention of youth violence. The Office of the Surgeon General has also raised the visibility of efforts to prevent child maltreatment. Read the publications below to learn how the Surgeon General is applying the science of public health to the treatment and prevention of youth violence and the mistreatment of children.
|Youth Violence: A Report of the Surgeon General||Report||2012|
|Surgeon General's Workshop on Making Prevention of Child Maltreatment a National Priority: Implementing Innovations of a Public Health Approach||Workshop||2005|
|Report: Surgeon General's Workshop on Violence and Public Health||Workshop||1985|