Hear from experts working to reduce firearm injury
Project Opal is the joining together of the National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline) and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) toward a bold vision for the future that can change the landscape for survivors. NCADV and The Hotline will pioneer uniting efforts to institute a national ecosystem of holistic and inclusive services, policy, education, and resources for survivors of domestic violence AND the advocates who work closely with them.
2022 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report
The report provides two decades of Veteran suicide information, from 2001 through 2020. The report also evaluates Veteran suicide during 2020, in the initial period of the COVID-19 pandemic, comparing patterns of Veteran suicide and Veteran COVID-19 mortality over time and across Veteran subgroups.
Hold My Guns
Hold My Guns’ mission is to connect responsible firearm owners with voluntary, private off-site storage options, through our national network of partnering gun shops and FFLs, during times of mental health crisis or personal need.
Episode 14 – The Impact of Firearm Violence and Threats on Student Health
In the fourteenth episode of our webinar series, Robin Cogan covers the role school nurses have as healthcare providers charged with the responsibility of protecting students and faculty while fostering safe school environments and the most effective approaches and strategies to create safe and supportive school environments through comprehensive, coordinated efforts.Video
Continuing Education Course Video
The BulletPoints Project has launched a free online continuing education course to help medical and mental health providers reduce the risk of firearm violence in their patients.External Resource
Continuing Education Course
Register for our Continuing Education Course- Preventing Firearm Injury: What Clinicians Can Do
Episode 13 – Voluntary Self-Prohibition: A Tool to Prevent Firearm Suicide
In the thirteenth episode of our webinar series, Bryan Barks provides an overview of voluntary self-prohibition laws as a promising new tool to prevent firearm suicide and discuss how and when clinicians can offer patients this tool in states where the law exists.External Resource
Dementia & Firearm Safety
An online firearm safety guide for older adults and caretakers by the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center of the University of Washington.
Episode 12 – The 3A’s Framework for Reducing Firearm Injury
In the twelfth episode of our webinar series, Dr. Amy Barnhorst introduces the 3A’s Framework, designed to guide clinicians through the process of identifying patients at risk for firearm-related harm and reducing their risk through appropriate interventions.Video
Episode 11 – The Role of Social Workers in Firearm Injury Prevention
In the eleventh episode of our webinar series, Drs. Mickey Sperlich and Patricia Logan-Greene discuss the role of social workers in firearm injury prevention.Video
Episode 10 – Engaging Firearm Owners in Firearm Injury Prevention
In the tenth episode of our webinar series, Dr. Chris Knoepke discusses his mixed-methods research engaging firearm-owning communities as central stakeholders in firearm injury prevention.External Resource
Extreme Risk Protection Order: A Tool That Saves Lives
Bloomberg American Health Initiative's ERPO toolkit includes what it is, who can file it, what clinicians need to know, why ERPOs are needed, how to obtain one, and their timelines.