Safer, healthier communities are within our reach!

URGENT: Millions experience violence. They need your help!

Results: More than 200 Days Without a Homicide

The Cure Violence program site in New Orleans celebrated 200 straight days without a homicide, and many other sites are celebrating similar milestones

Treating violence as a contagious health issue

Like the infectious diseases in our history, violence is better understood and more successfully treated as an epidemic.

Cure Violence stops the spread of violence in communities by using the methods and strategies associated with disease control – detecting and interrupting conflicts, identifying and treating the highest risk individuals, and changing social norms – resulting reductions in violence of 40% to 70%.

 

Gary Slutkin at TEDMED

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