Youth action strategies in violence prevention.

  title={Youth action strategies in violence prevention.},
  author={Gis{\`e}le Carroll and Daniel Hebert and J. L. A. M. Van Roy},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  volume={25 1},
PURPOSE To describe a school-based youth-driven violence prevention project. The objectives were to provide opportunities for students to plan health-related activities, develop their awareness of the importance of violence prevention, and identify ways to cope with and influence their environment with respect to this issue. METHODS This project was initiated in three Canadian high schools with noon-hour discussions and a television talk show as the selected activities. Three hundred forty… CONTINUE READING