‘THINK FIRST’ PROGRAM PRESENTED AT ST. JUDE’S

‘THINK FIRST’ PROGRAM PRESENTED AT ST. JUDE’S-“Think First” is a nationally recognized program dedicated to preventing traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries in young people. The program’s central message is “safety through awareness and prevention of disabilities.” The program offered valuable tips on how to stay safe especially in sports and recreational situations and explained what happens should a person become injured. Mr. Matthew Banford, Think First Coordinator for Luzerne County Allied Services, was the presenter. The program stressed that traumatic injuries are the number one cause of death and disability among children, teens, and young adults. Shown are Matthew Banford, Caleb Keiser, Brooke Lapinski, Mr. Banford, Aubrey Jumper, Edward Patrick, and Sophia Bere.