7 Richland Medical Park Dr.
Columbia, SC 29203
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ThinkFirst for Kids offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to educate students about the prevention of brain, spinal cord and other traumatic injuries. Injury-prevention health educators provide these programs through a network of national and international ThinkFirst chapters in hospitals, universities and health care settings. The overarching goal is to increase knowledge and encourage safety habits at an early age.
Brain and spinal cord injury
Vehicle, water and bicycle safety
Violence and conflict resolution
Sports and recreation safety
Suffocation, choking, poisons, drugs and allergic reactions
The program is offered to grades 1-3, 4-5 and 6-8.
Mabry Gray, MHA
Children’s Safety Coordinator
Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital
For information on programs designed for grades 9-12, visit ThinkFirst for Teens.
To find a local ThinkFirst chapter in your area, please visit ThinkFirst South Carolina or the ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation.