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Students Visit Cooper Trauma Center

five females standing in a group    Photo courtesy of Ms. Shannon Conte     A large group of Lenape students participated in the The Traumatic Injury Prevention Program (TIPP) , a program for students run by the Trauma Center at Cooper University Hospital.  This program exposes young people to the dangers of alcohol, drugs, and violence that affect their lives and the lives of their families, and also some of the detriments of poor decision making.  Participants in the program were given a tour of the Trauma Center, observed actual patients in the trauma unit, took a tour of the morgue and helipad, and discussed care that is given and the road to recovery. 
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) is observed January 22-27, 2019. NDAFW is a national health observance linking teens to science-based facts to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs!