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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Information

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Information

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Information

The world's largest, on-going telephone health survey system operated by the Centers for Disease Control.

Child Safety Resources

Child Safety Resources

Child Safety Resources

This page contains a long list of child safety injury prevention websites.

Concussion for Students Course

Concussion for Students Course

Concussion for Students Course

This course on the National Federation of High Schools site is Concussion for Students, was developed in Partnership with the Barrow Neurological Institute, has been designed specifically for students to inform them on how to identify, react to, and prevent concussions.

Concussion in Sports

Concussion in Sports

Concussion in Sports

This course on the National Federation of High Schools site highlights the impact of sports-related concussion on athletes, teaches how to recognize a suspected concussion, and provides protocols to manage a suspected concussion with steps to help players return to play safely after a concussion.

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.

HEADS UP to Youth Sports: Online Training

HEADS UP to Youth Sports: Online Training

HEADS UP to Youth Sports: Online Training

This training on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention site can help athletes stay active and healthy by knowing the facts about concussion and when it is safe for athletes to return to play.

Injury Prevention Web

Injury Prevention Web

Injury Prevention Web

To prevent injuries it is necessary to have information about the factors that contribute to their occurrence. With this information we may understand the options for prevention. Effective injury prevention requires a multifaceted, multidisciplinary approach. This website hosts the Web sites of several agencies and organizations working to prevent injuries. It also contains a weekly literature update of recent journal articles and agency reports, injury data for every U.S. state, more than 1400 links to government and non-profit injury prevention sites worldwide, suggestions of books for your library, and is the gateway for information about scheduled NIITS teleconference sessions.

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

This website provides a wealth of information on injury prevention including saving lives and protecting people, prescription drug overdose, traumatic brain injury, motor vehicle safety, violence prevention, home and recreational safety, data and statistics, funded programs, press room, and more.

Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries

A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can disrupt the normal functions of the brain. TBIs—ranging from mild concussions to severe, life-threatening injuries—can be prevented. The burden of TBI can be reduced through prevention strategies and improvements in the health and quality of life for people living with a TBI.