Category: Injury Prevention

December 5-9, 2022 This holiday season, spread cheer, not flu The holiday season is here. That means more time to spend with your children, family, and friends. However, as holiday cheer spreads, so can flu,…

Originally posted on UW News. The number of U.S. adult handgun owners carrying a loaded handgun on their person doubled from 2015 to 2019, according to new research led by the University of Washington. Data…

Originally posted on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus New research from the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative and HIPRC’s Firearm Injury Policy & Research Program, examined diverse viewpoints on reducing access to potentially dangerous situations among older…

Download a PDF of the SAMHSA Guidelines Additional technical guidance can also be reviewed in a companion report produced by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in conjunction with the National Association…

Originally posted to the UW Medicine Newsroom by Barbara Clements. College athletes – about 30% of whom experience sexual violence during college – want more certainty about receiving a policy violation finding in their favor, as…

The King County Department of Community and Human Services invites residents to attend private screening events for the new documentary My Sister Liv. Parents, youth (14 years of age and up), youth serving partners, teachers,…

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is an event in which survivors of suicide loss come together to find connection, understanding, and hope through their shared experience. This year, International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day…

Originally posted to BMJ Talk Medicine’s SoundCloud. In this month’s British Medical Journal podcast, Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention, Dr. Rod McClure​, talks with Professor Fred Rivara, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington, School of Medicine….

The INSIGHT Research Program has opened its applications for summer 2023, Monday, November 14, 2022. The program is open to undergraduate, graduate, and first-year medical students, and will run June 20 – August 11, 2023….

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), disability impacts our communities, our health, and our access. Nearly 61 million adults (26% of our nation’s population) navigate life with a disability. In the month of October,…