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The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH), Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch (EMSIPSB) received $870,000 in funding for three years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent overdose deaths related to prescription opioids as part of the Prescription Drug Overdose: Data-Driven Prevention Initiative (DDPI). The funding allocated through ...
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Youth Leaders Empowered at 2016 Hawaii Children and Youth Summit JoB Balberde-Kamalii, Deb Goebert and Mara J. Pike, YLC Planning Team and Supportive Adults The Youth Leadership Council (YLC) established in 2015 is an important voice for youth at the annual Children and Youth Summit. The statewide YLC provides an opportunity to inform statewide suicide ...
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The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH), Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch (EMSIPSB) received a total of $1.2 million for a five-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (Injury Center) to address injury and violence in Hawaii.  Hawaii is one of ...
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The Youth Leadership Council Celebrates Its First Anniversary “Youth Voice is needed for youth suicide prevention to be successful in Hawaii.” Malia Bush, YLC Member The Youth Suicide Prevention Leadership Council (YLC) was formed in April 2015 and just celebrated its first anniversary! The YLC serves as a vehicle for integrating youth into all suicide ...
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Safe Sleep Education Works to Reduce Sleep-Related Injuries Lisa Kimura- Executive Director Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawaii You may have heard of Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies’ safe sleep education program, Hawaii Cribs for Kids. HMHB launched the program in 2013, targeting high-risk, low-income families. The program provides education based on current American Academy ...
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           Summer 2016 Falls Prevention Campaign Stanley J. Michaels – Senior Fall Prevention Specialist Senior fall injuries are an enormous problem and place a huge burden on our seniors and their families as well as our health system. To address this issue, EMS and Injury Prevention System Branch (EMSIPSB) and the Hawaii Fall Prevention Consortium in ...
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Yearly Survey Brings Awareness to Alarming Decrease in Use of Child Car Seats in Hawaii Lisa Dau, BSN, RN, CPSTI- Injury Prevention Coordinator-Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, KIPC and Safe Kids Hawaii Karen Tessier, PhD, RN, CPSTI – Child Passenger Safety Program Coordinator-KIPC, Assistant Professor-UH Manoa, Department of Nursing   The Hawaii child ...
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ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (Pre-Registration Required) Aloha Jewish Chapel (Pearl Harbor): May 24-25, 2016, 0830-1630 Military and Family Support Center: 4827 Bougainville Dr, Honolulu, Rm 294, 808-474-1999 June 2-3, 2016 and July 5-6, 2016 – 0800-1600 Learn to be a more willing, capable and confident care giver to those having thoughts of suicide. ...
Read More May & June SafeTALK and ASIST Trainings

Connect Training Build your awareness around the issue of suicide, its’ risks and protective factors, learn how to Connect with someone who may be thinking of suicide and then Connect them to resources. Also learn safe messaging, and postvention, healing after a suicide, a proactive planning tool to respond effectively in the event of a ...
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 You are invited to be a part of Hawaiʻi’s suicide prevention and awareness efforts! safeTALK: Tell, Ask, Listen and KeepSafe This three‐hour workshop will prepare you to recognize and support a person with thoughts of suicide. You will become a “safeTALK‐trained suicide alert helper,” which will allow you to move beyond the common tendency to ...
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