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Working with the Firearms Community to Prevent Suicide

  • 11 Dec 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Online Webinar

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Hear how you can engage the firearm community as part of the solution to suicide prevention efforts.

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About this Webinar

This webinar will describe the intersection of firearm safety and suicide prevention and how public health and firearm advocates have worked together on this issue. We will focus on experiences in New Hampshire where the Gun Shop Project was originally developed and how it has been implemented in a growing number of places around the county.

What you'll learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the principal commonality between the public health and firearm communities
  • Identify several issues in your community that may benefit from a collaborative approach
  • Access a variety of materials that you can utilize in your own efforts

Subject Matter Expert

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    Elaine Frank, MHS
    NH Firearm Safety Coalition

Elaine Frank is an Injury Prevention and Public Health professional who has focused her work for the past ten years at the intersection of Firearm Safety and Suicide Prevention. She is the co-developer of CALM – Counseling on Access to Lethal Means – and the Co-chair of the NH Firearm Safety Coalition that created the Gun Shop Project and other efforts to engage the firearm community in preventing suicide.
Ms. Frank earned a Master of Health Sciences at Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health where she learned how and why to collaborate in order to address complex issues.

Acknowledgement: This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31685 “Regional Public Health Training Center Program.” This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

Registration and Contact Hours

Select the Enroll button below to register for this webinar. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact trainingmanager@nephtc.org.

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About the association

VtPHA is a membership organization which facilitates collaboration among people who care about public health and are interested in protecting and promoting the health of Vermont residents.

VtPHA is an Affiliate of American Public Health Association.

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