SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH
In this issue, we highlight KPWHRI’s research to help prevent suicides by identifying and supporting people who may be at risk.
Most patients will answer a question about their access to firearms, a Kaiser Permanente study shows. And this critical information could support suicide prevention efforts.
Julie Richards, PhD, MPH, just published the first paper from a Kaiser Permanente program on firearm injury prevention.
Rob Penfold, PhD, writes about suicide trends in children and adolescents and what researchers are doing about them.
VIDEO: NOW MATTERS NOW
Now Matters Now helps people cope with suicidal thoughts by sharing the lived experiences and strategies of people who have been there.
OTHER RESEARCH NEWS
Findings in Science magazine called "encouraging" for use of vaccine against Delta and other emerging variants.
With data from the ACT Study, researchers associated increased levels of fine particle pollution with a greater risk of dementia.
KPWHRI collaborator Dr. L.J. Fagnan shares an effective way to support rural practices, illustrating why “place matters.”
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