Child and Youth Injury in Saskatchewan 1995-1999
This report focuses on the most significant causes of injury-related hospitalizations and deaths for Saskatchewan children and youth. The most significant causes discussed in this report are falls, motor vehicle traffic, self-injury, drowning and choking, fire and flame, poison, motor vehicle pedestrian, sports, and assaults.
Protecting the Brain
Fact Sheet, Revised 2019
The brain enables us to do everything that we do – breathe, walk, plan for our futures, and makes us who we are as individuals. It is important to understand how the brain works so we can protect it as best as possible.SKU: 4-005
Million Messages: Key Messages Table
Information Sheet, 2012
The Million Messages program is the development of a comprehensive plan to standardize messages given to parents about injury by public or community health nurses. Each of these messages is simple, consistent, routine, and targets an issue that affects children at specific stages in their growth and development. The messages are developed for visits during the prenatal, newborn, two months, four months, six months, twelve months, eighteen months, and preschool periods. This program was developed by Capital Health in Alberta.SKU: 4-350
Gotta Brain Getta Helmet
This booklet provides safety information about helmet use for a variety of activities. It also includes an example of a young boy’s experience of a head injury.*
As part of the Gotta Brain Getta Helmet booklet, view this video featuring Savannah Smith, a motocross rider from Saskatchewan. Savannah shares information about her experiences, the importance of wearing a properly fitted helmet, and how to choose a helmet.
*This booklet contains an impactful image showing a head injury that resulted from a child falling from a bicycle without a helmet. This image is better suited for older children.SKU: 4-220
Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and Risks to Children
Fact Sheet, Revised 2017
This fact sheet defines what electronic cigarette devices are and how they can be harmful to the health of children and youth. This resource outlines tips for parents to avoid injury or accidental poisoning from electronic cigarettes.SKU: 4-301