Risk-taking is a natural part of adolescence. To help adolescents see the consequences of their choices, Palmetto Health offers Project READY: Realistic Education about Dying Young.
This reality-based education program exposes area youth to Palmetto Health Richland's Level I Trauma Center. During a Project READY session, participants will:
In our interactive injury simulation session with adolescents, therapists will demonstrate paraplegia and quadriplegia, communication difficulties after sustaining a closed head injury, and daily challenges experienced by trauma patients.
Our program aims to give adolescents a clear depiction of trauma-related consequences sustained from risky behaviors.
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This program is open to participants between the ages of 13-18 in Richland, Lexington and Fairfield counties.