Educate coaches, athletes, and parents about the severity of sports-related brain injuries or concussions, proper prevention, detection, and treatment
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Community Safety"
Strengthen laws that allow young drivers to safely gain driving experience before obtaining full driving privileges
Require fences around swimming pools
Modify the built environment to affect traffic speed and patterns via speed bumps, pedestrian refuge islands, roundabouts, etc.
Support a trauma-informed juvenile justice system through staff training and broad adoption of trauma-informed practices and policies
Place youth with mental, emotional, and behavioral health challenges in foster families that provide a structured, nurturing, therapeutic environment; also called Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC)
Place severely and chronically delinquent youth in foster families that are trained in structured behavior management and connected to TFCO program staff; formerly called Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care
Prohibit all drivers from texting or talking on a cell phone while driving
Require both licensed and unlicensed firearm dealers to conduct background checks of potential handgun purchasers
Require anyone riding a motorcycle to wear a helmet; laws may also include mopeds and scooters