Program for Injury Prevention, Education and Research (PIPER)
The Program for Injury Prevention, Education and Research (PIPER) is a collaborative initiative of the Colorado School of Public Health and the University of Colorado School of Medicine. PIPER links research, training and practice to prevent injury in Colorado, nationally and around the world. Join our mailing list to stay informed on PIPER activities by emailing email@example.com with your request.
Seminar: "The Military Suicide Research Consortium: Coordinated Efforts to Understand and Prevent Military Suicide"
November 2, 2017 from 12 to 1 PM in Education 2 North, room 1304
The seminar will be led by Dr. Peter Gutierrez, a licensed clinical psychologist at Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers (MIRECC) and co-Director of the U.S. Department of Defense Military Suicide Research Consortium. He will provide an overview of the Military Suicide Research Consortium's work to organize and oversee research on suicide for the U.S. military. Attendees will learn about the infrastructure, strategy, and approach to targeting cutting edge research at a major public health problem for the Department of Defense.
New Report: "Structure and Delivery of Adult Emergency and Crisis Mental Health Services in the Mountain West Region"
, prepared by Vladka Kovar, MD, MPH as part of a project funded by the Joyce Foundation, describes the structure and delivery of mental health services in the Mountain West Region (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming), with a primary focus on psychiatric emergency services in hospital emergency departments and state/community crisis services.
Training Needs and Preferences of Colorado's Mental Health Providers to Address Suicide Prevention: Results of a Statewide Survey
, prepared by Laura Schwab-Reese, MA, PhD, and Carol Runyan, MPH, PhD, with support from the Yellow Ribbon Fund, describes results from a 2016 survey of mental health providers.
PIPER Annual Report Now Available
View the 2015 PIPER Annual Report
to learn more about our program's activities, affiliated research projects, publications, events and more!