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ICYMI September 2018: 'Just a Teen,' Teens as Truck Drivers, 'Bullet Control,' Suicide Prevention and More

October 1, 2018
Read this roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention for September 2018.

Back to School Safety – Flashback Friday

September 21, 2018
With school back in full swing for most families, we wanted to use today's Flashback Friday post to look back at some of our previous back to school safety posts.

Could Depression in Teens Drive Intentional Injury?

September 13, 2018
Since depression affects interpersonal relationships with family members, friends, and significant others, it should be seen as a risk factor for self-injury and injury to others. Prevention is key.

As Suicide Among Children and Teens Rises, Acting on Warning Signs is More Important Than Ever

August 7, 2018
New findings that suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among children and teens are on the rise in the United States unfortunately comes as no surprise. This disturbing trend indicates that parents, schools and the pediatric health system need to focus more than ever on recognizing red flags and acting on them effectively. The key questions on everyone’s minds include what are youth suicide warning signs, and how to effectively act on them?

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ICYMI June 2018- Rising Rates of Suicide, Preventing Gun Violence, Driver Ed Tuneup, and more...

June 29, 2018
Read more for a round up of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.

ICYMI April 2018: Wearable Technology and Driving, Marijuana and Teenage Brain, Concussion and Dementia Risk, and More

April 30, 2018
Read more for our monthly roundup of interesting and important news in the world of child injury prevention.

Flashback Friday- A Reaction to a Recent Suicide Cluster

January 26, 2018
In light of news about another suicide cluster among high school students in Ohio, we revisit a blog post by Dr. Esposito about the importance of screening for mental health conditions.

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ICYMI November: Ridesharing and Motor Vehicle Crashes, Smartphones and Suicide, Spit Test for Concussion, and more!

November 30, 2017
Read more for a roundup for newsworthy articles from November 2017.

ICYMI August: Hot Car Legislation, Football & Concussion, and Preventing Teen Suicide

August 31, 2017
Here is our ICYMI news roundup for August 2017.

Same-Sex Marriage Policies: Positive Impact on Adolescent Suicide Attempts

March 14, 2017

It is exciting when you can see the positive impact of public policy on health outcomes of our children. A study recently published by JAMA Pediatrics provides cause to hope that we can decrease the rates of suicide attempts among adolescents.

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