Category: Suicide

The Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club from Rainier Beach and Franklin High School paid Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center a visit June 9, 2022 at the Yesler Terrace Community Center. A variety…

The fight to end gun violence has never been more urgent. National Gun Violence Awareness Day (the first Friday in June) and Wear Orange Weekend (the accompanying weekend) will take place June 3-5, 2022. Wear…

Originally posted on UW Medicine Newsroom. Dr. Fred Rivara, director of the Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program at Harborview Medical Center, has more than 30 years of experience researching injury prevention. He says making any sense of the…

Call for Abstracts/Symposia: 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention November 29 – December 01, 2022 Washington D.C. Call for Symposia and Abstracts Due Friday June…

Spring 2022 – Virtual Meeting Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm PT Location: Zoom  **email us to request a meeting invitation** Washington State Firearm Tragedy Prevention Network (Washington State FTPN) was…

Featuring experts from the UW’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center. Please join the UW School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Health Partnership for a Next Generation Medicine webinar featuring the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center…

Do you live throughout the WA and own a firearm? The Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program (FIPRP) is looking for interested study participants who would like to be interviewed. Eligible Candidates: 18+ years old…

A new study funded by the National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research looks at the association between incarceration and the risk of suicide and firearm suicide after release from prison. This study published last month…

Congratulations Laura Prater, PhD, MPH, MHA! Dr. Prater’s award/grant “Engaging Machine Learning and Data Linkage to Understand Firearm Suicide Among Females,”  was funded by the National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research. Dr. Prater was awarded…

With drug overdose and deaths rising alarmingly among youth, King County today launched a new fentanyl overdose prevention campaign, targeted specifically to reach young people between the ages of 14 to 18 years old. Called…