VIOLENCE PREVENTION

WHAT WE KNOW

Youth violence includes the following behaviors.

There are steps that teens can take to reduce violence in their communities and in their schools. Mediation is a valuable tool in reducing violence.

Teen violence threatens schools and communities.

Teens are at risk for becoming victims of violence .

School violence affects teens' attitudes toward education.

Who's at risk for serious violent behavior?   

Gang violence and hazing also threaten teens.

 

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