Concussion in Children Under the Age of 6
Fact Sheet, 2019
Although the majority of concussions are minor, they can have serious outcomes for children under the age of six. This fact sheet defines what a concussion is, how concussions happen, and the signs and symptoms of a concussion. Information on treatment, potential long-term outcomes, and prevention is also provided. Aimed at health professionals and service providers who work with families.
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.SKU: 4-220
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
Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and Risks to Children
Fact Sheet, 2016
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
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