The P.A.R.T.Y. (Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth) Program is a dynamic, interactive injury prevention program for teenagers. The program was developed in 1986 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Ontario, through a request from a group of youth. As of June 2012, there are over 100 sites around the world, seventy-two of which are operating in Canada, and the remainder of the sites are in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Japan and Germany. In Canada, the greatest incidence of trauma injury and death occurs in the fifteen to twenty-four year age group. The P.A.R.T.Y. Program was created to educate teens to the perils of risk-taking behaviour and the tragic consequences that may occur. This program is a vital component in the growing community effort to reduce death and injury in alcohol and risk-related incidents and it wouldn’t be possible without the support of the community and generous sponsors.
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Comox Fire Rescue offers a variety of courses to the public, including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP). To register for CPR and PEP courses held at our fire station, contact the Comox Recreation Centre (http://comox.ca/recreation) at 250-339-2255.