Health http://kuer.org en How Many Injuries Take Place in Your Neighborhood? UDOH Report Has the Answers http://kuer.org/post/how-many-injuries-take-place-your-neighborhood-udoh-report-has-answers <p>The Utah Department of Health released their second ever <a href="http://health.utah.gov/vipp/pdf/2013SmallAreaReport.pdf" target="_blank">Violence and Injury Small Area report</a> today.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The report summarizes data on 17 different kinds of injuries and injury related topics, like the number of emergency room visits by children or hospitalizations because of poisoning. It then takes that information and breaks it down into 62 small geographic areas. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 21:24:28 +0000 Brian Grimmett 41222 at http://kuer.org How Many Injuries Take Place in Your Neighborhood? UDOH Report Has the Answers Utah Looks to Expand Suicide Prevention Efforts http://kuer.org/post/utah-looks-expand-suicide-prevention-efforts <p></p><p></p><p>Suicide is on the rise in Utah; and mental health professionals are at the Salt Palace Convention Center this week talking about how to improve prevention efforts.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Utah had the </span>10th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> highest suicide rate in the nation in 2010 according to the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Division Assistant Director Doug Thomas says suicide is too often a permanent solution for a temporary problem.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 22:49:40 +0000 Whittney Evans 27850 at http://kuer.org Utah Looks to Expand Suicide Prevention Efforts