Regional Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) Training

Regional Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) Training

AMSR is a one-day training workshop for behavioral health professionals. The 6.5-hour training program is based on the latest research and designed to help participants provide safer suicide care.
Thursday, November 29 2018 0 Comments

Illinois Partnership for Safety (IPS) Newsletter

Illinois Partnership for Safety (IPS) Newsletter

Illinois Partnership for Safety (IPS) Newsletter
Thursday, November 29 2018 0 Comments

IPHA Section Chairs Needed

IPHA Section Chairs Needed

IPHA is looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals to lead the following Sections of IPHA:
Tuesday, October 30 2018 0 Comments

Chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card by completing an online Poison Prevention Education Course

Chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card by completing an online Poison Prevention Education Course

Get entered for a chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card by completing the IL Poison Center's online Poison Prevention Education Course
Monday, October 15 2018 0 Comments

GUN VIOLENCE RESEARCH PROJECT

GUN VIOLENCE RESEARCH PROJECT

As THE voice of public health in Illinois, IPHA is approaching gun violence as a public health crisis, similar to an infectious disease, spreading to epidemic proportions in many communities and requiring urgent responses.
Thursday, October 04 2018 0 Comments

Webinar: Addressing Adolescent Depression and Suicide

Webinar: Addressing Adolescent Depression and Suicide

DHHS will host a webinar on 9/14 titled Addressing Adolescent Depression and Suicide: Using an Evidence-Based Prevention Program
Wednesday, August 22 2018 0 Comments

Health News Illinois: Report: Child death rates in Illinois reveal racial, county disparities

Health News Illinois: Report: Child death rates in Illinois reveal racial, county disparities

While the overall child death rate in Illinois was consistent with the national average in 2015, the rate masks disparities across counties and racial groups, according to an analysis released last week by Voices for Illinois Children.
Tuesday, June 19 2018 0 Comments

CDC Webinar: Rising Suicide Rates Across the US

CDC Webinar: Rising Suicide Rates Across the US

CDC is hosting a webinar on Rising Suicide Rates Across the US on June 12, 2018, 2:00–3:00 PM (EDT)
Friday, June 08 2018 0 Comments

Webinar Recording - Preventing Targeted Violence: Moving from National Security to Community Safety Frame

Webinar Recording - Preventing Targeted Violence: Moving from National Security to Community Safety Frame

Predatory violence inspired by hate or by political ideologies, or by very individualized grievances, are often preceded by warning behaviors that provide communities with the information they need to reach out and redirect individuals in crisis before there is a mobilization to violence.
Thursday, May 24 2018 0 Comments

New Open Online Course on Injury Prevention for Children and Teens

New Open Online Course on Injury Prevention for Children and Teens

The Injury Prevention Center at the University of Michigan launched a free open online course on injury prevention for children and teens, including the prevention of teen dating violence, motor vehicle crashes (including child passenger safety), sports concussion, opioid overdose, burn injuries and much more.
Thursday, May 24 2018 0 Comments

American College of Medical Toxicology: Total Tox Course for Emergency Providers

American College of Medical Toxicology: Total Tox Course for Emergency Providers

ACMT's Total Tox Course is a comprehensive review of the scope of emergency toxicology and will include cutting-edge interventions and management options for poisoned patients.
Friday, May 18 2018 0 Comments

Prevent Child Injury Toolkit on Distracted Driving

Prevent Child Injury Toolkit on Distracted Driving

Prevent Child Injury has released a distracted driving toolkit of new materials and existing resources from trusted partners.
Thursday, April 12 2018 0 Comments

Harassment Conference to be held May 15th in Edwardsville

Harassment Conference to be held May 15th in Edwardsville

Join the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and ILSHRM for a morning interactive session to help your company avoid the pitfalls of harassment and discrimination. Attorney Christi Swick will discuss the legal aspects of harassment/discrimination and lawsuit avoidance. She will then moderate the panel of HR Professionals and organizational leaders who have handled this critical issue.
Wednesday, April 11 2018 0 Comments

Webinar - Preventing Targeted Violence: Moving from National Security to Community Safety Frame

Webinar - Preventing Targeted Violence: Moving from National Security to Community Safety Frame

IDPH is hosting a webinar on April 18th which will focus on describing the roles public health organizations and public health strategies play to facilitate prevention and early intervention.
Wednesday, April 11 2018 0 Comments

#TimesUp on Campus Sexual Assault

#TimesUp on Campus Sexual Assault

The Department of Education released new Title IX guidelines on campus sexual assault. These new guidelines will make it harder for sexual assault victims to seek justice against their attackers. In April, the Department of Education will begin to accept feedback on the new Title IX guidelines.
Wednesday, April 11 2018 0 Comments

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis
Thursday, March 29 2018 0 Comments

Data Book Released - Making Illinois Safer: Injury, Violence, and Suicide Prevention Data Book

Data Book Released - Making Illinois Safer: Injury, Violence, and Suicide Prevention Data Book

IDPH recently released Making Illinois Safer: Injury, Violence, and Suicide Prevention Data Book.
Wednesday, March 14 2018 0 Comments

Injury prevention grants available through IDOT

Injury prevention grants available through IDOT

The Illinois Department of Transportation has grant funding available for agencies seeking to enhance traffic safety at the local (FFY19) and state (FY20) level.
Wednesday, February 28 2018 0 Comments

APHA: Tell Congress to support commonsense measures to reduce gun violence!

APHA: Tell Congress to support commonsense measures to reduce gun violence!

APHA: Tell Congress to support commonsense measures to reduce gun violence!
Friday, February 23 2018 0 Comments

2016 Fatal Injury Data Now Available from CDC

2016 Fatal Injury Data Now Available from CDC

WISQARS) is an interactive, online database that provides fatal and nonfatal injury data from a variety of sources.
Wednesday, January 17 2018 0 Comments

The IFSA will work jointly with the State Fire Marshal's Office

The IFSA will work jointly with the State Fire Marshal's Office

The Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) and the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) today launched "Be Alarmed!" - a joint smoke alarm installation program that provides smoke alarms to Illinoisans through their local fire departments.
Tuesday, January 02 2018 0 Comments

Updated IL Suicide Deaths/Crude Rate Map

Updated IL Suicide Deaths/Crude Rate Map

IDPH Injury and Violence Prevention Program is pleased to share an updated map and table of Illinois Suicide Deaths and Crude Rates, 2006-2015.
Wednesday, December 20 2017 0 Comments

Emphasis report on Infant and Early Childhood Injury, 2014

Emphasis report on Infant and Early Childhood Injury, 2014

The 6-page report shares data about injury-related deaths, hospitalizations and emergency visits for Illinois children from birth to five years old.
Friday, December 08 2017 0 Comments

Emphasis Report - Traumatic Brain Injury 2014

Emphasis Report - Traumatic Brain Injury 2014

The IDPH Injury and Violence Prevention Program releases special emphasis report: Traumatic Brain Injury 2014
Tuesday, November 28 2017 0 Comments

Connecting the Dots: Share Risk and Protective Factors

Connecting the Dots: Share Risk and Protective Factors

Connecting the Dots is a new CDC training on shared risk and protective factors across multiple forms of violence.
Thursday, November 09 2017 0 Comments

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