The hour is late. Our country is awash in guns and our kids are headed off to school again in the morning.
Ceasefire Oregon Blog
The hour is late. As I am writing this, I am keeping watch on the news to see if the Uvalde death and injury tolls are rising. So far, nineteen (19!!) children and 2 adults were fatally shot by an … read more
This election cycle, the Ceasefire Oregon Action Fund endorsed candidates who either made gun violence prevention a major issue in their campaign without encouragement from us or who, as legislators, did not flinch from taking strong stands on the bills … read more
Suicide can be prevented. If you are having thoughts of suicide, help is available 24 hours a day: Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text 741741 to reach the Crisis Text Line. Firearms are used in more … read more
The following is a presentation by the Ceasefire Oregon Education Foundation for the Oregon Public Health Association Annual Conference October 2019. Programs Available to Educate Healthcare Professionals About Suicide Prevention NIMH – Ask Suicide Screening Questions Toolkit (ASQ) The Matt … read more
Firearm death and injury is increasing but, to borrow a phrase from President-elect Joe Biden, we can marshal the forces of decency, compassion, and science to pass the laws and enact the policies that will end–yes, end–the nightmare of gun … read more