New report on Naloxone Best Practices available

April 5, 2016

A new report on “Best Practices in Naloxone Treatment Programs for Opioid Overdose” is now available from the Center for Evidence-Based Policy, Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project at Oregon Health & Science University. The full report is available here. The report … Continued

2015 NC Suicide Prevention Plan now available

January 22, 2015

New! The 2015 N.C. Suicide Prevention Plan is the result of a collaborative 16-month process among staff members within the Division of Public Health’s Injury and Violence Prevention Branch, the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health’s … Continued

2014 CDC Vital Signs Report on MVC Injuries

October 7, 2014

This month’s edition of the CDC’s Vital Signs series focuses on the public health burden and costs of Motor Vehicle Crash (MVC) injuries. More than 2.5 million Americans were seen in an Emergency Department for MVC injuries in 2012, and … Continued

2015 Injury-Free NC Academy: Apply Now!

October 6, 2014

This year, our goal is to develop county-level coalitions working to create communities free of sexual abuse and sexual violence in people ages 0 to 25. All learning activities will focus on building key public health skills in prevention and programming, … Continued

Wrap-up of 2014 Session of the NC General Assembly

September 2, 2014

The North Carolina General Assembly adjourned its 2014 Regular Session on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. Please review the bill tracker final wrap up list for the outcome of bills of interest to injury prevention by clicking here. For additional information … Continued

New Overdose Data Now Available

August 4, 2014

A new set of data outlining the overdose problem nationally and in North Carolina is now available from the NC Injury and Violence Prevention Branch’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit. This new resource provides information on: Surveillance data sources Data request … Continued