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

Programs within the division include:

Injury/Violence Prevention Program:  The overall goal of this program is to reduce both unintentional and intentional injuries to North Dakotans, with special emphasis on children and women. The program uses a variety of best practice strategies, including primary prevention theories, data collection and analysis, intervention design and development, training and technical assistance, policy advocacy, and evaluation.

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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.

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

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

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