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National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month is observed annually in October.  Nationally, prescription drugs are the second most abused category of drugs after marijuana, with one in five young adults reporting that they have abused a prescription drug.  The national campaign, sponsored by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), ...
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Free Matter Of Balance Coach Training Do you know, or work with someone who has fallen or who is afraid of falling? A Matter of Balance is a proven program designed to help people manage concerns about falls and increase physical activity. Coaches help participants become more confident about managing falls, help to identify ways ...
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Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Time: 8:30am – 12:00pm Location: Hawai‘i Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Ave. Honolulu, HI 96815 Presenter: Paul Greenwood, JD FREE registration, parking and limited airfare reimbursements for first responders Registration link Paul Greenwood is a retired prosecutor from the San Diego District Attorney’s office. During his 25 years working for the ...
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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! 2019 Prevent Suicide Hawaii Statewide Conference Hope – Help – Healing April 11th and 12th, 2019 Ala Moana Hotel (410 Atkinson Drive, Honolulu, 96813)   Other logistical notes: The Conference will be based at the Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu (island of Oʻahu). A special rate of $189.69 per night (tax included) ...
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On September 5, Navy Region Hawaii hosted a Joint Services Suicide Prevention Proclamation signing at Freedom Tower on Joint Base Pearl-Harbor-Hickam in support of National Suicide Awareness Month. Governor Ige, Hawaii-based service members, Department of Defense personnel, military families, High School Army and Navy ROTC members, state representatives and community members came together to pledge to ...
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SAVE THE DATE 2019 Prevent Suicide Hawaii Statewide Conference Hope – Help – Healing Revised 3/20/2019 to include registration link below. Thursday and Friday, April 11 and 12, 2019 Preconference workshops on Wednesday, April 10 Ala Moana Hotel Honolulu, Hawaii More details and registration information coming soon

S.M.A.R.T Objective Tool   Nicholas Lee Hines, MPH—Hawaii Core SVIPP Grant Coordinator Public health planning requires the development of short-term, mid-term and long-term objectives that are meaningful for your team and partners. The Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch developed this simple SMART Objective Tool for public heath practitioners in Hawaii to do just that. ...
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Upcoming Suicide Prevention Training’s Nancy Deeley—Suicide Prevention Coordinator On the heels of the recent deaths of well-known celebrities, a public light is shown on the devastating effects of a suicide. The work of EMSIPSB together with our community partners to educate the public about the risks and signs of those who struggle and the role ...
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2018 Annual Fall Prevention Awareness Campaign Stan Michaels— Fall Prevention Coordinator The EMSIPSB and Fall Prevention Consortium’s 6th Annual Fall Prevention Awareness Campaign launched on June 12, 2018 with a press release from the DOH Communication office.  It highlights the 7 main areas of the Campaign’s focus, which includes: (1) 240 public service announcements on 3 ...
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In 2018, National Poison Prevention Week will occur March 18 – 24, 2018 HOW TO CELEBRATE: Join the conversation online using the hashtags #NPPW18, #PreventPoison, or #PoisonHelp Contact your local poison control center to request educational materials and find out about poison prevention campaigns in your area. Click hereto find your local center. Encourage your friends, ...
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