Category: Violence Prevention

Extreme risk protection orders (ERPOs) are tools for preventing suicide and other forms of violence;  some states allow civilians to file ERPO petitions to remove firearms from someone expressing concerning behavior. New research led by…

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…

A new study examined the racial and ethnic differences in adolescents’ fear of attacks or harm at school after adjusting for differences in violent victimization prevalence. Researchers from Penn State University and the University of…

The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma awarded their 2022-2023 Research & Education Fund Scholarships. HIPRC Core Faculty Member, Rebecca Maine, MD, MPH received one of the scholarships for her project titled, Developing Metrics…

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…

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) encourages parents, teachers, child care providers, and others who work closely with children to filter information about the event and present it in a way that their child can…

The following information was released by Washington Senator Patty Murray: (Seattle, WA) – U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, Pensions Committee, hosted a roundtable with first responders and health care…

Written by: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Release Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022 Funding for States and Territories Will Help Address the Nation’s…

The Population Health Initiative has announced the award of 11 Tier 1 Pilot Grants to teams representing researchers from seven different University of Washington schools and colleges, plus UW Tacoma and multiple community-based partners. The…