Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Awareness EventPosted on November 6, 2019 in All IPCS News, Drowning Prevention Event, Drowning Prevention News
Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Event Designed to Reduce Injuries in Hawai‘i Oahu Veterans Center Sunday, Nov. 17, 11 am – 2 pm HONOLULU – Survivors and family members of those who have sustained a traumatic brain injury or a spinal cord injury will share their firsthand experiences at an educational event on Sunday, Nov. […]
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safeTALK & ASIST Trainer Regional SummitPosted on November 5, 2019 in All IPCS News, suicide prevention, Suicide Prevention Events
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 ([email protected]) flyer_lw-summit_191021 (002)
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ASIST Suicide Prevention Two-Day TrainingPosted on November 5, 2019 in All IPCS News, suicide prevention, Suicide Prevention Events
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 – [email protected] flyer_asist_191021 (002)
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Maui Suicide Prevention LuncheonPosted on November 5, 2019 in All IPCS News, Maui, suicide prevention, Suicide Prevention Events
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 ([email protected]) flyer_maui-luncheon_191017
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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills TrainingPosted on November 5, 2019 in All IPCS News, suicide prevention, Suicide Prevention Events
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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International Survivors of Suicide Loss (ISOSL) Mini-ConferencesPosted on November 5, 2019 in All IPCS News, suicide prevention, Suicide Prevention Events
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.
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October is National Medicine Abuse Awareness MonthPosted on October 1, 2019 in All IPCS News, Poison Prevention Event, poisoning prevention
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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SEPTEMBER IS SPINAL CORD INJURY AWARENESS MONTHPosted on September 20, 2019 in All IPCS News, Drowning Prevention Event, Drowning Prevention News
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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PROBLEM SNORKELING?Posted on August 27, 2019 in All IPCS News, Drowning Prevention News
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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Hawaii Beach Safety Week July 21-27, 2019Posted on July 12, 2019 in All IPCS News, Drowning Prevention Event, Drowning Prevention News
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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2019 STATE OF HAWAII OCEAN SAFETY AND DROWNING PREVENTION CONFERENCEPosted on July 5, 2019 in All IPCS News, Drowning Prevention Event, Drowning Prevention News
The 2019 State of Hawaii Drowning Prevention and Ocean Safety Conference will be held on July 26, 2019 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Topics include a panel on Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, and Weather Patterns: Effects on Ocean Safety, Lifeguard Systems, Snorkeling Safety Study Update, Epidemiology of  Statewide Drowning and Injuries and much more! Registration fee […]
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STATE OF HAWAII TRAUMA SYSTEM STOP THE BLEED DAYPosted on April 30, 2019 in All IPCS News, Special Events, State Trauma Program
STATE OF HAWAII TRAUMA SYSTEM STOP THE BLEED DAY May 15, 2019 (Wednesday) 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. John A. Burns School of Medicine, Main Courtyard Notes: Both the Governor and Mayor have been invited, confirmation pending availability as the date gets closer. They or a designee are anticipated to present proclamations, from the County and […]
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Free Matter Of Balance Coach Training Posted on April 1, 2019 in All IPCS News, Falls Prevention Event, preventing falls
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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2019 Hawaiian Islands Trauma SymposiumPosted on March 21, 2019 in All IPCS News, Special Events, State Trauma Program
2019 Hawaiian Islands Trauma Symposium August 9 – 10, 2019, Friday & Saturday Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, HI  
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Elder Abuse The Hidden Crime TrainingPosted on March 15, 2019 in All IPCS News, Special Events, State Trauma Program, violence and abuse prevention
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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2018 Joint Services Suicide Prevention Proclamation CeremonyPosted on December 7, 2018 in All IPCS News, suicide prevention
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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S.M.A.R.T Objective ToolPosted on June 18, 2018 in All IPCS News, Core SVIPP Grant, injury prevention (all)
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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IPAC Membership Survey 2018 ReportPosted on June 18, 2018 in All IPCS News, Core SVIPP Grant, Hawaii Injury Prevention Advisory Committee, reports maps data
IPAC Membership Survey 2018 Report The Injury Prevention Advisory Committee (IPAC) has used the Hawaii Injury Prevention Plan (HIPP) 2012-2017 to prioritize and coalesce collaborative activities and substantially impacted injury prevention in Hawaii over the last five years. As the IPAC Steering Committee prepares to refresh HIPP for the next five years, they sought the input of […]
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Upcoming Suicide Prevention Training’sPosted on June 12, 2018 in All IPCS News, suicide prevention, Suicide Prevention Events
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 CampaignPosted on June 12, 2018 in All IPCS News, Falls Prevention Event, preventing falls
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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Snorkel Safety banners to kick off summer drowning prevention campaign and 2018 ConferencePosted on June 12, 2018 in Drowning Prevention Event, Drowning Prevention News
Bridget Velasco, MPH, PT— Drowning and Spinal Cord Injury Prevention Coordinator The Hawaii Drowning and Aquatic Injury Prevention Advisory Committee, coordinated by the EMS and Injury Prevention System Branch of the DOH has partnered with the Hawaii Tourism Authority for a statewide summer drowning prevention campaign themed “Respect Our Ocean; Know Your Limits”. Starting in June, […]
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Register for the 2018 Hawaiian Islands Trauma Symposium!Posted on June 12, 2018 in All IPCS News, Special Events
2018 Hawaiian Islands Trauma Symposium! Tiffany Lightfoot, RN, EMT-P, MS – State Trauma Program Coordinator      
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EMS-administered naloxone and patient outcomes in Hawaii: Findings from a linked datasetPosted on June 12, 2018 in All IPCS News, Poison Prevention Event
Tammie Smith — DDPI Grant Coordinator The Hawaii Data-Driven Prevention Initiative (DDPI) team contributed to this year’s annual peer to peer meeting, “Strategic Planning, Implementation, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned” May 2018 in Atlanta.  Hawaii presented and also learn about what other state are doing to fight the opioid epidemic across the nation. The work […]
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National Poison Prevention Week 2018Posted on March 21, 2018 in All IPCS News, poisoning prevention
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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Motivational Interviewing to Enhance Intimate Partner Violence among Screening & Referral: Preliminary Results of Motivational Interviewing Training for Home VisitorsPosted on November 28, 2017 in All IPCS News, Core SVIPP Grant, Hawaii Injury Prevention Advisory Committee, reports maps data, violence and abuse prevention
  Summary: The Hawaii Core State Violence and Injury Prevention Program (Core SVIPP), in coordination with Your Ohana, are working to increase the number of home visitor paraprofessionals trained in Motivational Interviewing (MI). Trainings were held at the Fourth Annual Home Visiting Conference.       Pre – and post-assessments were conducted and results indicated increase in MI […]
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