The public health approach to gun violence

SOPHE strongly believes that its members should apply the public health approach to prevent gun violence.

Three papers on gun violence in Health Education & Behavior are available free of charge.

On March 23, the president signed a new spending bill noting that the CDC has the authority to conduct research in the causes of gun violence.

Explore this research on gun violence:

Prevalence and Correlates of Firearm Ownership in the Homes of Fifth Graders: Birmingham, AL, Houston, TX, and Los Angeles, CA

Fostering Resilience Among Urban Youth Exposed to Violence: A Promising Area for Interdisciplinary Research and Practice

Ecological Contexts in the Development of Coalitions for Youth Violence Prevention: An Organizational Network Analysis