ThinkFirst Illinois Use Your Mind. Protect Your Body. Award-Winning, Evidence-Based Injury Prevention Programs
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Did You KNOW Children and teens are more likely to  get a traumatic brain injury (TBI), including concussion, and take longer to recover than adults. Wearing a bike helmet reduces the risk of brain injury by 88% and reduces the  risk of injury to the face by 65% Highest per capita rate of injury  occurs between ages 16-30 Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of spinal cord injury
Our Cause ThinkFirst Illinois is an affiliate of the ThinkFirst Foudation.  Our nine state chapters share the common goal of preventing brain and spinal cord injuries in our state's young people.  Read more
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Our Approach Our programs and speakers will help you spread important safety messages to community youth by encouraging them to listen and respond.
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