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Working to Prevent Violence, Injury and Suicide

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Public Health Division supports many programs that promote safe living among Oregonians. These public health concerns can affect all Oregonians from children to adults. Our Injury and Violence Prevention Section is working together to help prevent violence, injury and suicide.

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Injury Data

The Public Health Division examines data to identify prevention strategies, plan interventions and evaluate outcomes.


Falls Prevention for Older Adults

Oregon's Falls Prevention Program aims to reduce senior falls by linking clinical practice to evidence-based falls prevention programs in the community.


Firearm Safety

The Public Health Division works to prevent firearm-related deaths and injuries, including suicide, through data collection and tracking, and by collaborating with community, tribal, local, state, and federal partners.


Keeping Children Safe

Learn about Public Health Division efforts to identify trends and reduce unintentional injury for children in Oregon.

Oregon Trauma Registry

The Oregon Trauma Registry monitors trauma patient outcomes and reviews data for injury prevention programs, research and education.


Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

The Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring Program is a tool to help healthcare providers and pharmacists provide patients better care in managing their prescriptions.


Reducing Opioid Overdose and Misuse

In Oregon, more drug poisoning deaths involve prescription opioids than any other type of drug, including alcohol, methamphetamines and heroin. Partners across Oregon are working to reduce this epidemic.


Suicide Prevention

Find resources to prevent and survive suicide along with information on how the Public Health Division is working with partners across the state to prevent deaths from suicide.


Sexual Violence Prevention

Find resources and learn how the Women's Health Program in the Oregon Public Health Division is working to prevent sexual violence.

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