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Rural Unintentional Injury Prevention Toolkit

Welcome to the Rural Unintentional Injury Prevention Toolkit. The toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations implementing unintentional injury prevention programs in rural communities across the United States.

The modules in the toolkit contain resources and information focused on developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining rural unintentional injury prevention programs. There are more resources on general community health strategies available in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.

Module 1: Introduction
Overview of unintentional injury in the U.S. and unique challenges that rural communities face.

Module 2: Program Models
Models for unintentional injury prevention programs.

Module 3: Program Clearinghouse
Examples of promising unintentional injury prevention programs that have been implemented in rural communities.

Module 4: Implementation
Important issues to consider and address when implementing a rural unintentional injury prevention program.

Module 5: Evaluation
Tools that can help with the evaluation of a rural unintentional injury prevention program.

Module 6: Funding & Sustainability
Resources to help with planning for the sustainability of an unintentional injury prevention program.

Module 7: Dissemination
Ideas and resources for disseminating findings from an unintentional injury prevention program.