Category: Violence Prevention

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 American Association for the Surgery or Trauma (AAST)  announced Eileen Bulger, MD, FACS, HIPRC Core Faculty Member, would be the 2023 AAST President. The announcement was made at the 81st Annual Meeting of AAST…

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…

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…

Written By: Sydney Parker, foundry10  On a weekday morning last spring, a health sciences instructor at a local college put a dozen eggs in a pot to boil. She was not preparing breakfast. She was…

About: The Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance summit gathers injury prevention professionals from states in Federal Health and Human Services Region V (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin). The summit focuses on working towards reducing…