Category: Violence Prevention

We are so excited that so many of our faculty, staff, and trainees are attending or presenting at the 2022 Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury research (SAVIR) conference. Online registration is available until…

The University of Michigan Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention and the FACTS Consortium is co-organizing a fall firearm research conference. The 2022 National Research Conference on Firearm Injury Prevention will highlight the current state of…

HIPRC Core Faculty Members, Drs. Beth Ebel, Frederick Rivara, and Kenneth Jaffe wrote a opening-editorial in the Seattle Times opposing the King County Board of Health repealing the helmet law. The law requires bike riders…

Washington’s Office of Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention reports progress, recommendations, next steps in addressing gun violence in Washington communities OLYMPIA, WA — Firearm violence is a persistent health and safety threat for communities and…

Reducing firearm access during times of crisis is a key component of suicide prevention.  Out-of-home storage is preferred because it puts the most time and space between the at- risk person and firearms, providing an…

Out-of-home firearm storage is recommended when someone is experiencing a period of crisis, but community members and providers need resources to facilitate locating out-of-home firearm storage options. In 2019, Colorado developed the first online, publicly-accessible…

A new study by the Department of Epidemiology and Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center examines the association between state-earned income tax credit (EITC) policies and reported depressive symptoms and alcohol misuse among birthing parents….

The University of Washington Population Health Initiative (UW PHI) announced the award of 11 Tier 1 pilot grants to teams representing researchers from nine different UW schools and colleges. HIPRC was among the 11 recipients…

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…