Support Groups & Organizations
The American Public Health Association – Injury Control and Emergency Health Services Section, formed in 1972, addresses violence, unintentional injuries, and all types of emergency public health for persons of all ages.
The Center for Injury Prevention Policy & Practice was formed in 1986 and serves as a resource center on child, adolescent, and older adult injury prevention strategies.
The Children's Safety Network Injury Data Technical Assistance Center provides technical assistance to regional, state and local government agencies with the use and interpretation of data to improve injury prevention activities.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention provides public information on injury statistics, risk/protective factors for injury, prevention techniques, and interventions. It is run by the Department of Health and Human Services.
InjuryCodes.org is a Web site for those working to improve the quality of information about the circumstances of injuries and the use of that information to improve prevention effectiveness.
The International Traffic Medicine Association was founded in 1960 as the International Association for Accident and Traffic Medicine. The ITMA works to promote and develop the study of traffic medicine in all transport modes.
Maryland Family Health Administration Information and statistics about injuries in Maryland and recommendations to reduce injury.