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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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NEW: Community Violence Prevention

Information and resources related to 2022 HB 4045, including a funding opportunity for hospital-based violence prevention programs.

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.

Injury Data

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

Keeping Children Safe

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

Opioid Overdose and Misuse

Opioid overdose and misuse are health threats of increasing urgency in Oregon. Find overdose prevention resources and learn how partners across Oregon are responding to the opioid crisis.

Child Death Review and Prevention

Oregon Child Death Review and Prevention of serious injury or death of children.

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.

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.

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.