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Read More Be a part of Hawaiʻi’s suicide prevention and awareness efforts in 2015 Tuesday, March 10th at Queen Liliʻuokalani Children’s Center – Kaua’i Unit 4530 Kali Road Lihu’e HI 96766 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Registration is required in order to attend. This four-hour workshop will prepare you to recognize and support a person with thoughts of suicide. You will become a ...
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Dan Galanis, epidemiologist for the Department of Health’s Injury Prevention and Control Section discusses vehicle occupant and pedestrian injury deaths in Hawaii with The Star-Advertiser.   “During that period about 45 percent of traffic deaths in Hawaii were alcohol-related, 49 percent of vehicle occupants killed in traffic crashes were not wearing seat belts and 47 percent ...
Read More HPD aims to reduce fatal car crashes by The Star-Advertiser

Dan Galanis, epidemiologist for the Department of Health’s Injury Prevention and Control Section discusses drug overdose deaths among Hawaii’s residents with The Star-Advertiser. “In the five-year period through 2013, the number of fatalities for residents 60 and older totaled 132, a 288 percent increase from the five-year period through 2003, according to data from the ...
Read More Addiction leads to tragic ends by The Star-Advertiser

Community Enrichment Through Storytelling: How your Stories Build Connection and Provide Direction Please register for the special day-long free training entitled: “Community Enrichment Through Storytelling: How your Stories Build Connection and Provide Direction” The Presenter is Jay Golden, Storyteller Trainer and Co-founder of Wakingstar. Please do not miss this exciting training about community enrichment through ...
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ASIST:Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training ASIST is a suicide prevention training. Requiring two full days of participation, it is a very interactive and informative workshop. It prepares those in the community who are willing and able to be a caregiver by teaching them how to conduct a suicide risk assessment and establish a safety plan ...
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Dan Galanis, epidemiologist for the Department of Health’s Injury Prevention and Control Section discusses falls injury data and local prevention efforts with Mid Week Hawaii. Dan Galanis, the state Department of Health’s numbers man | Lawrence Tabudlo photo   “Hawaii averages 85 seniors (65 and older) who die in falls every year. Another 1,960 are ...
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TCHI Certified Tai Chi Classes Hawaii state wide availability There may be other tai chi classes available statewide. This list is composed of currently certified Tai Chi for Health Institute (TCHI) instructors. This list will be constantly updated and is not to be considered the only quality tai chi available. However those listed here have ...
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Tai Chi for Arthritis Fall Prevention Workshop An evidence-based program that is supported by the Center for Disease Control to improve balance, this Sun Style tai chi protocol was created by Dr. Paul Lam, a family physician and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Patience White of the Arthritis Foundation. It is used in facilities worldwide to ...
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The Hawaii Poison Hotline is part of a national poison prevention network. The hotline number connects you directly to specially trained pharmacists and nurses to help manage poison exposure and answer poison related questions. The 2013 Hawaii Annual Report (PDF 265KB) summarizes the latest Hawaii Poison Hotline findings from the Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug ...
Read More The 2013 Hawaii Poison Hotline Annual Report

The state Department of Health (DOH), in conjunction with the Prevent Suicide Hawaii Task Force and community-based agencies, presents the 2013 Prevent Suicide Hawaii Conference today (Nov. 20) at Koolau Ballrooms and Conference Center in Kaneohe. The Prevent Suicide Hawaii Task Force (PSHTF) is a state, public and private partnership of individuals, organizations and community ...
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