Friday, November 21, 2014

Adolescent Suicide in Colorado, 2008-2012

The Health Statistics Branch at CDPHE has released the Health Watch - Adolescent Suicide in Colorado, 2008-2012 report on youth suicide data.

This report describes the issue of adolescent suicide in Colorado by using the National Violent Death Reporting System surveillance data. The purpose of this report is to increase suicide awareness, as well as present unique aspects and factors of adolescent suicide. These data can be used at the state and local levels in Colorado to help inform intervention and prevention efforts that will reduce adolescent suicide.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Upcoming Injury and Violence Webinar: Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators?

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children in the United States.

This Healthy People 2020 webinar will focus on activities and interventions related to the prevention of injuries and death through adequate and appropriate child passenger safety. Through four presentations focusing on data, communication efforts, and effective implementation strategies, presenters will explore the importance of child passenger safety and the progress being made to address this issue.

Join the webinar on Thursday, November 20 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. MDT (12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET) to learn how one organization is working to address child passenger safety in its community and hear about resources available to help address this issue in your community.

Click HERE to register for the webinar.