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Suzanne Grace, The Executive Director of the Tall Pine Safety Resource Center, sent us a nice note that made our day at I'm Safe!  We thought we'd share it...  read more

Win a Head Start Curriculum Kit from I'm Safe at the Head Start Conference in Kansas City!

I’m Safe is heading to the 38th Annual Head Start Conference at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Close to 3000 people are expected to attend. The conference runs April 4th through the 8th. read more

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month.

Each year, traumatic brain injuries contribute to a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability.  The most common causes of traumatic brain injuries are vehicle crashes, falls, sports injuries and violence.

According to the Brain Injury Association, approximately 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury annually.  Concussions are a form of a traumatic brain injury, which accounts for 75% of all traumatic brain injuries.  read more

March 20th through 26th is Inhalants Awareness Week.

One on five students in America has used an inhalant to get high by the time he or she reaches the eighth grade.
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March 21st kicks of National Youth Violence Prevention Week

The goal of the National Youth Violence Prevention Week campaign is to raise awareness and to educate students, teachers, school administrators, counselors, school resource officers, school staff, parents, and the public on effective ways to prevent or reduce youth violence.  During this week-long national education initiative, various activities will demonstrate the positive role young people can have in making their schools and communities safer. read more

Children under five have the highest fire fatality risk

study by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) finds that children ages 14 and under accounted for 13 percent of fire deaths in 2007.  Fire injuries affected an estimated 1,900 children and nearly 510 children under the age of 15 died as a result of fires that year. read more

New documentary makes teens aware of the dangers of texting while driving

Research from the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute shows motorists who text face a 23 times greater risk of a crash or near crash. AT&T has released a new 10-minute documentary titled "The Last Text," featuring stories of real individuals whose lives have been adversely affected by texting while driving. read more

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