Research Paper Outline On Youth Violence

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Youth Violence
Attention Getter: Did you know during the year 2010, about 738,000 young people ages 15 to 24 had to be treated in an emergency hospital for physical violence? That is about 1938 people per day (Understanding Youth Violence). Youth violence is a serious issue that needs to be dealt with.
Link: So what is youth violence? Youth violence refers to harmful behavior starting at around 10 years old that continues to young adulthood (Understanding Youth Violence).
Thesis: In 30 years youth violence is still going to be an issue that needs to be enforced with more intensity. Hundreds of thousands of children ages 15-24 were hurt with physical force from another child. Americans need to enforce laws and establish programs …show more content…

The risk of homicide and suicide reached epidemic proportions during the 1980s.
From 1980’s to the 1990’s homicide rates among 15-19 year old males increased 154 percent which is a drastic increase from the previous years. (The History of Violence as a Public Health Issue).
Youth violence right now in the present.
Each year 5,000 or more youths are murdered. That means 14 or more murders per day .
In 2011, CDC spent $19.7 million on youth violence prevention efforts (Youth Prevention at CDC).
What is CDC? Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC for short is an organization that protects Americans from safety, and health threats. (CDC organization)
The future of youth violence.
STRYVE is a national initiative led by the CDC to prevent youth violence (STRYVE: Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere).
In August 2011, four local health departments were awarded a total $4.5 million over a five-year project period to initiate "Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere (STRYVE) Through Local Public Health Leadership (STRYVE: Striving To Reduce Youth Violence

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