Unintentional injury sends thousands of children and adolescents seeking emergency medical care each day. However, unintentional injuries are preventable. With proper education, improvements to the environment, enforcement of certain safety legislation and regulations, and community involvement, many injuries can be prevented. In fact, up to 90 percent of unintentional injuries can be prevented.
Listed in the directory on the left you will find topics regarding safety and injury prevention for adolescents, for which we have provided a brief overview.