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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. ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2016                                                                                               16-027 NEW AIRPORT SIGNAGE DIRECTS TRAVELLERS TO BEACH SAFETY ADVICE Website Offers Updated Conditions at Beaches Statewide HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) in partnership with the City & County of Honolulu; the Counties of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui; Hawaiian Lifeguard Association (HLA), Department of ...
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Story Bank Aloha, the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH), Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch (EMSIPSB) in partnership with the Hawaii Public Health Training Hui proudly present the online Story Bank, Voices of Injury Prevention! These published stories are publicly accessible, as an ongoing educational resource of inspiring and impactful stories with ...
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Please register and mark your calendars for the three-part storytelling webinar training: “Telling Your Public Health Story”. Space is limited to 150 attendees; see flyer attached for details and register soon!  This 2016 storytelling webinar training scheduled for April 19, April 26, and May 3, 2016 is brought to the public health workforce through the ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) today launched a new radio public service announcement (PSA) that focuses on an overlooked area of motor vehicle injuries – unbuckled back seat passengers. The original locally-produced radio spot is the first of its kind in the nation that emphasizes the importance of protecting backseat passengers ...
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR VIRGINIA PRESSLER, MD DIRECTOR NEWS RELEASE December 16, 2015                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    15-062 Fall Prevention Consortium and Hawaii Department of Health Award Four Individuals for Helping to Reduce the Number and Severity of Falls Among Hawaii’s Seniors HONOLULU – Almost every hour of the day in the U.S., a senior is ...
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