Exhibits and Health Fairs
SIU School of Medicine’s ThinkFirst program participates in various health fairs throughout the year, presenting information on brain and spinal cord injuries and ways to prevent them from occurring.
Operation Teen Safe Driving
SIU School of Medicine’s ThinkFirst program serves as liaisons to Operation Teen Safe Driving, a statewide program in Illinois funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation Division of Traffic Safety and the All State Foundation. ThinkFirst helps OTSD’s mission of “providing the initiative and resources required to challenge the creativity of Illinois teens to develop and implement community-based programs to reduce fatalities and injuries due to traffic crashes among their peers.”
Victim Impact Panels
SIU School of Medicine’s ThinkFirst program provides an injured speaker to present information to court-ordered DUI offenders in several central Illinois counties.