CSN eNewsletter
November 17, 2021
Note from Our Director
Dear Partners,

November is Native American Heritage Month. In CSN’s upcoming webinar Culturally Relevant Approaches to Prevent Suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native Youth, experts will discuss risk and protective factors for American Indian and Alaska Native youth, successes and challenges in suicide prevention efforts with Northwest Tribes, and cultural adaptations of evidenced-based programs to best serve families.

In addition, in the new infographic series on Firearm Safety from CSN, in collaboration with the Children’s Safety Now Alliance, analysis of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data demonstrate American Indian/Alaskan Native youth have the:

Learn more about the infographics in our highlighted section below.

Please widely share the below resources with your networks. Throughout this newsletter, you will find resources from our Children's Safety Now Alliance partners highlighted in purple.


Jennifer Leonardo, PhD

Children’s Safety Network Director
New CSN-A Infographics on Firearm Safety
On average, over 3,000 U.S. children and adolescents die each year from a firearm injury. Approximately nine children and adolescents ages 0 to 19 die by firearm injury each day in the United States, with about five of those deaths being homicide-related and three being suicide-related.

In the Children’s Safety Network and Children’s Safety Now Alliance's new infographic series, Firearm Safety: Preventing Death by Suicide and Firearm Safety: Preventing Death by Homicide, learn more about firearm death rates by sex and race/ethnicity, as well as how families, clinicians and schools/communities can work to prevent these deaths.
Upcoming Events for December

Child Maltreatment

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Substance Misuse Prevention

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Prevention

Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention

Traumatic Brain Injury Prevention
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Child and Adolescent Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Centers Cooperative Agreement (U49MC28422) for $5,000,000 with 0 percent financed with non-governmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.