O The S.A.L.V. Symposium - Suicide, Accidents, Legal Implications and Violence will address medical, social, psychological, legal and public advocacy issues to develop solutions to reduce violence against children and adolescents. The knowledge of social disparities, family needs and the multiple causes of violence will provide information on how multidisciplinary teamwork can change the lives of victims of violence. A variety of legal issues in medicine, including initiatives to address violence against children, shared challenges and progress made will be discussed at the symposium by experts on the field. Ultimately this initiative will create methods to reduce violence and provide ways so that our children and adolescents can grow as healthy adults with prosperous future.