Archive for the ‘Youth safety’ Category

Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s Community Hub

By Injury Matters • June 28th, 2021

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation have launched a new online Community Hub, a one-stop-shop for advice and inspiration to reduce harm from alcohol and drugs in the community. Having strong community connections and conversations around alcohol and other drugs can be an empowering way to create positive relationships and reduce harm related to alcohol and drugs within the WA community. 

2021 Injury Matters Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards

By Injury Matters • October 5th, 2020

The 2021 Injury Matters Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards recognise individuals and organisations who are having a positive impact on the community by conducting activities that aim to prevent and reduce the impact of injury within Western Australia. Applications for the Awards are open until Friday the 8th January 2021 and are encouraged frommore…

Health and Wellbeing of Children in Western Australia in 2017

By Injury Matters • December 11th, 2018

The WA Department of Health recently published the 2017 edition of the Health and Wellbeing of Children in Western Australia report. In collating this report 780 parents and carers of children aged 0 to 15 years were randomly sampled and completed a computer assisted telephone interview. The report highlights that in 2017 approximately one inmore…

Youth Injuries – Summit Session Recap

By • January 15th, 2018

One of the most interesting and perhaps most important points that emerged from the Youth Injuries panel session at the recent Summit was the importance of involving young people when it comes to decision making and communicating about the issues that directly affect their mental and physical health. The session moderator, Darci Miller, of Mentallymore…

New Resources for Childhood Injury Data

By • June 22nd, 2017

As the leading independent not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting safety and preventing childhood injuries and accidents in Western Australia Kidsafe WA has recently released a range of professional resources which contain WA specific accident and injury data from Princess Margaret Hospital for children Emergency Department (PMH ED). The Childhood Injury Research Report: Road Injuries andmore…

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