Category: Violence Prevention

Dating violence is more common than you may think, especially among teens and young adults:  1 in 3 U.S. teens will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from someone they’re in a relationship with before…

In response to The Seattle Times Opinion-Editorial written by Drs. Laura Prater & Fred Rivara, Dr. Ken Jaffe wrote a piece highlighting an additional strategy to combat gun violence. Read Dr. Jaffe’s response here >…

Written by Eleanor Licata for UW Medicine. Imagine your kid on the soccer field. They jump to head the ball, collide with another player, and end up with a concussion. They don’t need surgery or…

The Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club from Rainier Beach and Franklin High School paid HIPRC a visit January 26 for the “Outreach Learning Series: Engaging High School Students in Injury & Violence Prevention Careers”…

In a new Seattle Times Opinion-Editorial, FIPRP Director. Dr. Fred Rivara and Co-director, Dr. Laura Prater, discuss strategies to combat firearm-violence. The opinion-editorial discusses steps individuals can take to protect themselves, their families, and their…

The University of Washington Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center Rivara Endowment Injury Research Award program is designed to provide resources to graduate students and post-doctoral trainee investigators looking to conduct an injury-related project. A…

Originally posted to RAND Corporation. In the third edition of The Science of Gun Policy, part of the RAND Corporation’s Gun Policy in America initiative, researchers seek objective information about what the scientific literature reveals…

Originally posted to U.S. Department of State January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ theme is Partner to Prevent, an opportunity to highlight the importance of…

Source: The Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC)  We All Play a Role in Getting Everyone Home for the Holidays Traffic patrols remind Washingtonians to drive sober this holiday season OLYMPIA — Each year, the holidays…

Firearm safety may be an important suicide prevention strategy for individuals with a terminal illness. New research led by the UW Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s Firearm Injury and Policy Research Program found that…

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