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P.A..R.T.Y. Program

We are pleased to have the support of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and the Manitoba Public Insurance in the delivery of the Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.) program to high school students across the province.

If your high school would like to participate in this one day, experiential program, contact us today.

Program description

The P.A.R.T.Y. Program ( Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth) is a dynamic, interactive injury prevention. health promotion program for teenagers. P.A.R.T.Y. was developed in 1986 at Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Science Centre in Toronto, Ontario, through the request from teenagers.

In Canada, the incidence of trauma injury and death occurs in the 15-24 year age groups. P.A.R.T.Y. was created to educate teens about the perils of risk taking in behaviour and the tragic consequences that can occur. This program is a vital component of the growing effort to reduce death and injury in alcohol and risk-related incidents.

Program Outline

The P.A.R.T.Y. Program is a one-day field trip for teenagers. Their day follows the painful journey of a trauma patient, from pre-hospital care through rehabilitation.

The program includes:

– Mock car crash ( video or live presentation)

– Tours through Emergency or Intensive Care Unitys where available

– Brain injury survivors testimonials/storytelling

– Lunch scenario (i.e. teenagers may eat lunch as if they are brain or spinal cord injured persons, using various devices used during rehabilitation

– OT/PT Rehabilitation team presentation

– Drugs and Alcohol presentation by P.A.R.T.Y. Coordinator

 

MBIA is a proud partner of hospitals, EMS staff, schools and corporations across the province dedicated to improving the health and lifestyle of young Manitobans.

The first P.A.R.T.Y. program took place in Manitoba in 1988. Since the start of the program, thousands of students have participated and in 2003-2004 MBIA expanded the program to include rural Manitoba.

For more information on the National Party program click here www.partyprogram.ca

INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS

 

Mock Car Crash
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MBIA also stages an annual mock car crash in both Winnipeg and one other Manitoba location. The dramatic event shows students the potential results of driving while impaired, without a seatbelt, or while speeding.

Students witness actors and rescue personnel in the aftermath of a collision. A number of individuals and organizations voluntarily assist to create a realistic crash scenario including:

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  • Police service traffic divisions (WPS and RCMP)
  • Paramedic Association of Manitoba
  • Chapel Lawn Funeral Home

Mock Car Crash 2013- Winnipeg

Mock Car Crash 2013- Flin Flon, MB

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ABOUT US

In 1987, a small group of individuals recognized the value of education and mutual support for those affected by a brain injury and established the Manitoba Brain Injury Association.

CONTACT US

EMAIL: info@mbia.ca
TEL: (204) 975-3280
FAX: (204) 975-3027
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