A new solution for violence

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

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

Safer, healthier communities are within our reach!

URGENT: Millions experience violence. They need your help!

Cure Violence stops the spread of violence 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 up to 70%.

 

Gary Slutkin at TEDMED

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