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The Western Australian Mental Health Promotion, Mental Illness, Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Plan 2018-2025

By Know Injury • November 29th, 2018

In partnership with a number of key stakeholders the Mental Health Commission recently released the Western Australian Mental Health Promotion, Mental Illness, Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Plan 2018-2025. This prevention plan was identified as a requirement within the Western Australian Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Services Plan 2015-2025 to address mental health, alcoholmore…

The Health Promotion Journal of Australia – Special Injury Edition

By Know Injury • November 16th, 2018

The Health Promotion Journal of Australia recently published a special edition on Injury Prevention and Health Promotion. This is the second time that the Journal has published a special issue on injury prevention, following the first in 1991. The special edition promotes the importance of injury in Australia and contains articles on a range ofmore…

Know Injury Program 2014 – 2017

By Know Injury • November 7th, 2017

With Know Injury entering into its fourth year of operation, it’s an opportune time to reflect on the first three years of the program and to thank those individuals and organisations that have participated in the evaluation of Know Injury.  Your participation in the Know Injury evaluation has provided insight into program activities, delivery, successes,more…

Call for Action Following National Review of Hospitalisations for Childhood Injury

By Know Injury • June 22nd, 2017

Experts in injury prevention, epidemiology, and trauma have called for a coordinated, national response to preventing childhood injuries in Australia. A national, evidence-informed, cross-sector prevention strategy with clear actions and performance indicators, as well as a national agency to coordinate action, have been recommended. Recommendations are supported by a ten-year review of childhood injuries inmore…

National Burns Awareness Month Toolkit

By Know Injury • June 1st, 2017

The National Burns Awareness Month (1-30 June) aims to drive greater awareness amongst the Australian community of the correct first aid treatment for minor burns. National Burns Awareness Month is an initiative of the Julian Burton Burns Trust, Australia’s leading community organisation dedicated to burn injury. Know Injury has developed this toolkit to support Localmore…

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