Category: HIPRC News

In a new podcast and JAMA Network viewpoint, HIPRC’s Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program director, Frederick Rivara, MD, MPH, discusses approaches to reducing firearm violence with several JAMA Viewpoint authors. In the viewpoint titled,…

Please join us as we celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Injury Control Research Center (ICRC) program with a webinar on October 6, 2022, from 1:00-2:00 pm PST. The webinar features CDC’s Acting Principal Deputy…

The 2022 NAMI Washington State Conference (NAMIWA) was hosted virtually and in-person at the Olympia Hotel at Capitol Lake on September 17th in Olympia, WA.  Participants learned about new approaches, findings, policy updates, awareness and…

Forty-seven multidisciplinary medical and injury prevention professional organizations participated in the Second Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention in Chicago. The Second Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention convened on September 10-11 at the American College…

Originally posted to UW Medicine Huddle September 15 – October 15 is Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month. This year’s theme is: Unidos (United): Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation. The theme recognizes that communities and this country…

Seattle Children’s, with support from King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division and Chad’s Legacy Project, is offering Youth Mental Health First classes for adults who regularly interact with young people. Students will gain skills…

Tragically, more than one person dies each day from an opioid overdose in Washington State. These deaths can be prevented. August 31 marks International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) each year. It’s a day to remember those…

Today, August 30, 2022 is Grief Awareness Day. If you’ve lost someone to suicide, you are not alone and healing resources are available. Below is an excerpt from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s ‘Surviving…

Harborview Medical Center was recently awarded a new Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant for the ‘Special Projects Collaborative – Opioid Use Disorder,’ a three-year, $1.1 million project that will add medication…

Author:  IMANI RAZAT, Public Health Insider, Seattle & King County It’s that time of year again. As much as we would like to hold on to Seattle summer, with its breezy outdoor fun, fall is…