Category: Adverse Child Experiences (ACE)

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM). The 2024 TDVAM theme is “Love Like That.” Selected by the Love is Respect Youth Council “Love Like That” illuminates what “that” means regarding healthy, unhealthy, and…

Join the HIPRC in learning and reflecting on the achievements, influences, legacies, and contributions of Black Americans.   Black History Month (also known as African American History Month and Celebration of the African Diaspora) began…

The Internet opens the world up for kids, and that means they can sometimes experience parts of the world we don’t want them to see. One can proactively set boundaries and expectations for healthy online…

Originally published by UW Insider on 11/8/2023. The University of Washington will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 10th at 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the UW Seattle, Medal of Honor…

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month In October, our nation highlights the vital role of substance abuse prevention in both individual and community health. Studies show that the earlier an individual begins smoking, drinking,…

Originally published by UW Forefront Suicide Prevention Center on September 19, 2023. New York and Washington State, September 19, 2023—The Jed Foundation (JED), the nation’s leading nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for…

Why do we observe Orange Shirt Day? / On September 30, our nation will observe Orange Shirt Day in memory of the hundreds of thousands of Native children who attended Indian boarding schools since 1819,…

Originally published on 08/02/2023 by UW Medicine, Department of Pediatrics Dr. Brian Johnston, Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics, was recently named by the Harborview Medical Executive Board as the incoming Associate…

The HIPRC in collaboration with Seattle Children’s, Harborview Medical Center, Washington State University Vancouver, and Public Health – Seattle and King County are working with The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle’s (ULMS) Summer University. For…

Most drownings are preventable through strategies such as restricting swimming areas, posting warning signs and fencing the perimeters of pools and waterways. Lifeguards are an essential part of these strategies, as a vast majority of…

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