The immense frustration I feel at this story of one southern governor who feels that anti-violence programs don’t need a line item in the Department of Health’s budget because sexual and domestic violence programs “distract” from the public health mission is difficult to articulate…
In case anyone isn’t clear about the connection between violence and health, or is needing some resources helping to make that connection, please start with some of the following sites:
And a free full-text article to peruse:
Mt Sinai J Med. 2011 May-Jun;78(3):449-57.
Chibber KS, Krishnan S.
(If you are looking for a bibliography on violence and it’s impact on health, let me know and we can make that happen, too.)
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