Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for people aged 1 to 44. The Center for Injury Prevention and Policy has launched a public education campaign aimed at addressing this leading cause of unintentional death and disability.

Every month a new fact sheet will be released on a different topic of injury prevention.

For more information, please view the press release announcing the initiative.

Monthly Prevention Messages

November: Holiday Blues

October: School Safety

September: Fall Prevention

August: Driving Under the Influence

July: Fireworks Safety

June: Water Safety

May: Surviving Trauma

April: Distracted Driving

March: Violence Prevention

February: Teen Dating Violence

January: Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention

December: Drowsy Driving Prevention

Upcoming Prevention Topics

  • October: School Safety
  • November: The Holiday Blues
  • December: Drowsy Driving Prevention

Press Inquiries

Call 410-328-8919 or email media@umm.edu.

More Information

For additional information, please email us at prevention@umm.edu or call 410-328-2035.