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Founded by neurosurgeons, ThinkFirst's Mission is to prevent brain, spinal cord, and other injuries through education, research, and advocacy.
We strive for inclusivity so that people of all ages, wherever they may live, have access to quality injury prevention programs while fostering a culture of safety and positively influencing behavior to reduce injury.
Traumatic Injury is a leading cause of death and disability among children, teens, and adults. The most frequent causes are vehicle crashes, violence, falls, and sports. Simple actions can greatly reduce our risk for injury, such as wearing a seat belt, driving safe, sober, and without distractions, wearing bike and sports helmets, and other safety precautions.
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Driving demands the full attention of the driver. Talking on the phone and texting decrease the driver’s concentration considerably. Don’t even look at your phone, even at intersections—wait until you’re off the road and the motor is turned off...Read more