Category: FIPRP

Youth suicide is increasing at a significant rate and is the second leading cause of death for adolescents. A new state-level analysis of mental health treatment capacity and suicides found that a larger state-wide mental…

Here are some suggestions to keep you and your family safe and healthy this holiday season. The holidays can be stressful. Check-in regularly with your kids. Ask open-ended questions, listen to their feelings, and seek…

Dr. Frederick Rivara, Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, Director, Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program will speak on Structural Racism and Injuries to Children and Adolescents in the…

Firearm owning households are more likely to have healthcare insurance and access to a provider, according to a new study published in December’s issues of Preventive Medicine. The study found access to healthcare and safe…

Nationwide, nineteen states and the District of Columbia have Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws, which provide legal mechanisms to temporarily restrict a person showing dangerous behavior toward self or others from accessing firearms. A recent national study…

Nationwide Children’s Trainees for Child Injury Prevention (T4CIP) is holding a Day of Action Wed., Oct. 27, 2021 promoting safer storage of firearms, featuring the Three Interventions Toolkit developed by HIPRC’s Firearm Injury Prevention &…

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention awarded Laura Prater, PhD, MPH the 2021 Young Investigator Grant to supplement and extend her work developing and refining a tool to aid in firearm suicide prevention for older persons…

Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT Topics:  Violence and Injury Prevention Format:  Webinar Duration:  1 hour Cost:  Free Series:  Hot Topics in Practice Competency Domains:  Community Dimensions of Practice Skills Learning Objectives Describe…

Congratulations Laura C. Prater, MPH, MHA, PhD for your R21/R33 funding for your project titled, Shared Decision-Making for Firearm Safety among Older Adults with early changes associated with Alzheimer’s Disease/Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD). Certain conditions,…

Are you 18+ years old, own a firearm or know someone who does? The Firearm Injury and Policy Research Program is wanting to hear your opinion on suicide prevention! Eligible candidates must be: Be 18+…