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The Department of Health Neurotrauma Supports team invites you to join us for an event to raise awareness of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI).  Sunday, November 17, 2019 we will be gathering at Oahu Veteran’s Center to hear personal stories of individuals touched by TBI and SCI.  There will also be ...
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November 22nd (Friday) 2019 – safeTALK & ASIST Trainer Regional Summit (flyer attached) Open to active safeTALK and ASIST trainers, and those interested in reactivating soon. Two representatives from LivingWorks will be in attendance. 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. @ Lili‛uokalani Trust, Honolulu Kīpuka POC – Pua Kaninau-Santos (kkaninausantos@onipaa.org) flyer_lw-summit_191021 (002)

November 14th AND 15th (Thursday & Friday) 2019 – ASIST Suicide Prevention Two-Day Training (flyer attached) Organized by Brent Oto with the US Army Suicide Prevention Program, in partnership with Sutter Health. 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (BOTH days) @ Sutter Health Kāhi Mōhala, ‛Ewa Beach POC – Kmcommunityrelations@sutterhealth.org flyer_asist_191021 (002)

November 7th (Thursday) 2019 – Maui Suicide Prevention Luncheon (flyer attached) Organized by Mental Health America of Hawai‛i, to benefit MHAH operations on Maui. 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. @ Kahili Golf Course, Wailuku POC – Maui Office of Mental Health America of Hawai‛i (maui@mentalhealthhawaii.org) flyer_maui-luncheon_191017

ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training This TWO‐DAY workshop will equip participants to respond knowledgeably and competently to persons at risk of suicide. Participants learn and practice skills in identifying and responding to people at immediate risk of suicide. Just as “CPR” skills make physical first aid possible, training in suicide intervention develops the skills ...
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November 23rd (Saturday) – International Survivors of Suicide Loss (ISOSL) Mini-Conferences ISOSLs around the world bring together survivors of suicide loss, as well as those who support loss survivors. Three events planned locally (Kaua‛i, Maui, and O‛ahu) all on November 23rd. Info and registration for all events here: https://afsp.org/our-work/chapters/events/?chapter_code=HI.

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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The Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch joins others across the nation as the U.S. Senate dedicates SEPTEMBER as SPINAL CORD INJURY AWARENESS MONTH.  Other things can be done to help raise awareness about spinal cord injuries: How to Raise Awareness During Spinal Cord Injury Month Wear a Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Ribbon Raise ...
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Take the SNORKEL SAFETY SURVEY  First-hand knowledge from those who have experienced difficulty while snorkeling is the most valuable source of information The HAWAII LIFEGUARD ASSOCIATION, in cooperation with the State of Hawaii Department of Health, the four County First Responder and Emergency Medical Service agencies, the Honolulu Medical Examiner Office, and the Hawaii Tourism ...
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Ocean experts gather in Honolulu for Hawai‘i Beach Safety Week July 21-27, 2019 State of Hawai‘i ocean safety and drowning prevention conference Honolulu, HI: Ocean Safety experts, first responders, medical and healthcare professionals, public health practitioners, visitor industry officials and interested parties will gather in Honolulu during Hawaii Beach Safety Week, July 21-27, 2019 Governor ...
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