Resources for Prevening Injuries During the Covid-19 Pandemic
The implications of the Covid-19 pandemic reach beyond the effects of the virus itself. Record levels of domestic violence and child abuse have already been detected, and mental health professionals predict that suicide rates will climb.
UNC Trauma offers the resources below to help combat the risk of injury associated with some of the effects of social distancing such as social isolation and stress.
Suicide Prevention Resources
- Suicide Prevention During the Pandemic for All Ages with Clinical Psychologist Podcast
Domestic Violence Resources
Positive Parenting & Child Abuse Prevention Resources
- Preventing Child Abuse During the Pandemic with Prevent Child Abuse NC Podcast
Other Helpful Links
Covid-19 and Injury in the News
- Chicago Times: Covid-19 Pandemic Meets America's Gun Crises
- WCHL: The Hill: Summer Safety Interview w/Aaron Keck
- NPR: Car Accident Fatalities Rate Rose 14% in the Month March
- New York Times: Child Drownings Predicted to Rise in the Summer of 2020
- Cook’s Children’s Hospital of Texas Sees Spike in Child Abuse Cases Likely Due to the Stress of COVID19
- A New Covid-19 Crises: Domestic Violence Rises Worldwide
- Doctor’s Expect Huge Spike in Injuries at Home During COVID19
- COVID19 is Likely to Lead to a Rise in Suicides
- Mental Health Effects of COVID19 Pandemic: A Ripple or a Wave?
- In Quarantine With an Abuser: Surge in Domestic Violence Reports linked to Coronavirus