Useful Websites


Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere (STRYVE): a national initiative, led by CDC, which takes a public health approach to preventing youth violence before it starts. This online resource is a great place for a community to start.


Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action, provides information and action steps to help a variety of sectors be a part of the solution


Connecting the Dots: An Overview of the Links Among Multiple Forms of Violence: Shares research on connections between different forms of violence and describes how these connections affect communities. The purpose is to support those working to prevent violence in thinking strategically and creatively about preventing all types of violence from occurring in the first place and coordinating and integrating responses to violence in a way that recognizes these connections and considers the individual in the context of their home environment, neighborhood, and larger community.


Boulder Advocacy: An Initiative of Alliance for Justice


American Youth Policy Forum


Global Implementation Initiative


The Shriver Center


William T. Grant Foundation


Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Centers (TTURC)


Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD)


Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer Centers (TREC)


OppNet: The mission of OppNet, from the NIH Director's office, is to share funding mechanisms and opportunities throughout the basic behavioral and social sciences. There is not specific emphasis on particular diseases, disorders, efforts, or missions of individuals institutes and centers. OppNet calls for research on social and behavioral science, other measures of psychosocial stress, short-term mentor career development, and short-term training programs.)


National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS): Authorized by Congress, NCATS is focused currently on drug development. The Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) program is housed here. 


NIAAA Clinical Investigation Group (NCIG): The NIAAA Clinical Investigations Group (NCIG) is a new translational program that quickly and efficiently tests promising new compounds for alcohol treatment. NCIG works with private industry to encourage research and development of new medications to treat alcohol use disorders and to expedite the lengthy process of getting these medications to the market. 


Team Science Toolkit: This Toolkit was developed by a collaborative effort at NCI to address a scientific challenge that leverages the strengths and expertise of professionals trained in different fields. The Team Science Toolkit is a user-generated collection of information and resources that support the practice and study of team science. The Toolkit connects professionals from many disciplines, providing a forum for sharing knowledge and tools to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of team science initiatives. A growing body of knowledge about team science is emerging from disciplines as diverse as public health, communications, management sciences, and psychology. The Team Science Toolkit aims to integrate this knowledge, disseminate effective practices, and prevent the unnecessary duplication of efforts. 

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