Boston Department of Health and Hospitals, Health Promotion Program for Urban Youth, Violence Prevention Project. n.d.. Violence prevention project. Boston, MA: Boston Department of Health and Hospitals, 5 pp.
Annotation: This brochure describes the Violence Prevention Project of the Health Promotion Program for Urban Youth, an outreach and education effort directed toward primary and secondary prevention of interpersonal violence among adolescents. The project's community-based intervention consists of four major activities—community education and technical assistance, clinical treatment services, networking of secondary prevention service providers, and a mass media campaign. Materials developed through the project include a program description, a list of promotional materials, one brochure describing the Violence Prevention Project, another brochure entitled "Friends for Life: Don't Let Friends Fight," tee shirts, posters, and 30-second public service announcements. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Contact: Boston Department of Health and Hospitals, Violence Prevention Project, Adolescent Wellness Program, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, Second Floor, Boston, MA 02118, Telephone: (617) 534-5395 Secondary Telephone: (617) 534-9799 Fax: (617) 534-9799 Web Site: http://www.bphc.org/ Out of print.
Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescents, Community based programs, Conflict resolution, Health education, Injuries, Injury prevention, Media campaigns, Peer groups, Public health, Public service announcements, Treatment, Urban population, Violence prevention