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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.
The Public Health Division examines data to identify prevention strategies, plan interventions and evaluate outcomes.
Oregon's Falls Prevention Program aims to reduce senior falls by linking clinical practice to evidence-based falls prevention programs in the community.
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.
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.
The Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring Program is a tool to help healthcare providers and pharmacists provide patients better care in managing their prescriptions.
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.
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