Category: Suicide

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…

FREE Forefront Suicide Prevention & Grief Trainings available. These trainings are free to all to attend and may be shared widely! LEARN Saves Lives: These trainings will provide tools to recognize and help someone who…

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…

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…

The UW Medicine EMS & Trauma Conference is back in person this year September 12-13, 2022 at the DoubleTree Suites (Seatac Airport). This two-day, multidisciplinary conference highlights trauma care throughout the continuum including pre-hospital, emergency,…

  About 988 – In 2020, Congress designated the new 988 dialing code to operate through the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s (1-800-273-8255) network of over 200 locally operated and funded crisis centers across the…

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…