The Injury-Free NC team works together with partners from the local to the federal level to offer training and capacity-building to the injury and violence prevention workforce in North Carolina. Below is a list of key partner agencies with whom this work is made possible.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Injury Center
The CDC Injury Center protects America’s health by tracking injuries and deaths, researching the best way’s to prevent injuries and violence, developing prevention strategies, evaluating the effectiveness of prevention strategies, and supporting states in implementing programs.
CDC’s Rape Prevention & Education Program (RPE)
The RPE program works to prevent sexual violence by providing funding to state health departments across the U.S. states and territories. RPE program recipients work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders, including state sexual violence coalitions, educational institutions, rape crisis centers, community organizations, and other state agency partners to guide implementation of their state sexual violence prevention efforts.
The Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancements and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA) Impact program funds State Domestic Violence Coalitions to implement strategies and approaches designed to prevent intimate partner violence while also funding local communities to do the same.
Core State Violence and Injury Prevention Program
The CDC Injury Center provides funding and technical assistance to 23 states through its Core State Violence and Injury Prevention Program (Core SVIPP). This program helps states implement, evaluate and disseminate strategies that address the most pressing injury and violence issues including child abuse and neglect, traumatic brain injury, motor vehicle crash injury and death, and intimate partner/sexual violence. The overall purpose of the Core SVIPP is to: 1) decrease injury and violence-related morbidity and mortality and 2) increase sustainability of injury prevention programs and practices.
North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition
NCHRC is a comprehensive harm reduction program. NCHRC engages in grassroots advocacy, resource development, coalition building and direct services for people impacted by drug use, sex work, overdose, gender, STIs, HIV, and hepatitis. NCHRC also provides resources and support to the law enforcement, public health and provider communities.
The North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCCADV) leads the state’s movement to end domestic violence (DV) and to enhance work with survivors.
The North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault is an inclusive, statewide alliance working to end sexual violence through education, advocacy, and legislation.
CDC’s Essentials for Childhood Program
The Essentials for Childhood Framework includes strategies to promote relationships and environments that can help create neighborhoods, communities, and a world in which every child can thrive. CDC’s Division of Violence Prevention is working with seven states, including North Carolina, to implement the Essentials for Childhood Framework.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention- North Carolina Chapter
AFSP raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide.
Southeastern and Southwestern Injury Prevention Network
The Southeastern and Southwestern Injury Prevention Network (SE&SW IPN) is made up of 13 state injury and violence prevention programs, university-based injury research centers, national injury prevention resource centers, and hospital-based injury prevention centers.