Injury Prevention

Car crashes, drownings, and falls are public health problems. These injuries happen across all ages and at a higher rate in rural counties like Hood River. 

Suicide deaths, suicide attempts, and overdose deaths occur in youth and adults living in Hood River County. Call or text 988 at any time for help if you or someone you know is struggling.



The health department works to protect our community through collaboration, education and targeted programs.

Hood River Prevention offers information about: 

  • Substance misuse
  • Suicide
  • Mental Health
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Child Abuse

Learn more about preventing: 

  • Falls for older adults
  • Concussions and traumatic brain injuries
  • Other intentional and unintentional injuries 

CDC Injury Center |