In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, this issue of the Ontario Injury Compass looks at suicide fatalities in Ontario and suicide risk factors, and highlights prevention strategies.
We are pleased to let you know the Watch Your Step 2014 National Fall Prevention Conference presentations are posted on the website. Please note that some speakers were not able to share their information online. To download a presentation, simply go to the conference program page.
Find out what Injury Prevention working groups across Ontario are doing by visiting their microsites. Interested in a microsite for your working group? The OIPRC can help!
The Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre (OIPRC) helps injury prevention professionals reduce injury in Ontario.
We do this through:
- knowledge translation and interpretation
- knowledge exchange and communication
- system planning
September 24 - October 10, 2014
The goal of the Seatbelt Campaign is to raise public awareness about the importance of wearing seatbelts, and educate drivers on the proper use of child car seats and booster seats.
October 21, 2014
Best Western, Lamplighter Inn, London
The theme for the 2014 Not By Accident Conference is "Risky Play: On Playgrounds, On Roads"
November 19, 2014
CHNET-WORKS! Fireside Chat
February 4, 2015
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto
Play Safe Initiative's interdisciplinary symposium is aimed at professional and volunteer leaders in sport, recreation, education and health.
June 5, 2015
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Save the date for the 2015 Falls & Mobility Network Meeting in Toronto.