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The Health Department is committed to creating a safer New Orleans and building a healthier life for residents. We work to prevent violence so that individuals can have better physical and emotional health.
Behavioral health plays an important role in violence prevention and the Health Department addresses both areas. See our behavioral health page to learn more.
NOLA for Life is the Mayor's comprehensive murder reduction strategy. The Health Department is taking the lead on three NOLA for Life initiatives: School Community Response Program, Family Violence Prevention Strategy, and Community Support for Victims of Violence. Learn more about the Health Department's involvement in NOLA for Life.
In September 2012, New Orleans was chosen to join the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, a White House initiative to reduce youth violence and gang activity and improve public safety. Find out more about New Orleans' participation in this program.
The New Orleans Health Department is taking a public health approach to violence prevention. Learn more about what that means and why the Health Department is involved in violence prevention efforts.
Last updated: 11/5/2013 10:00:48 AM