Safe Communities Humboldt and Area is once again hosting its annual P.A.R.T.Y Program for grade 9 and 10 Humboldt and area school students for the 18th year in a row.
The P.A.R.T.Y Program is a full day of educating teens about the consequences of risk-taking behaviors.
Around 100 - 120 students will gather at the Humboldt Uniplex with local resources and facilities. Students will follow the paths of injury survivors and meet with professionals who are involved in a trauma situation such as Paramedics and Firefighters, RCMP, Therapists, Emergency Room Nurses, and Counselors or Social Workers.
Students have the chance to witness a mock crash scene and visit a local funeral home to hear from a coroner.
Volunteers and local SADD students will also help participants assume a simulated “Disability” during lunchtime.
“This exercise is intended to provide some difficulty to students as they eat and to remind students that such simple tasks are often taken for granted. To end the day, injury survivors talk to students about their own personal experiences and how their lives have been changed,” says Safe Communities Humboldt and Area in a release.
The P.A.R.T.Y Program will take place for HCI on May 3. Surrounding schools such as Annaheim, Bruno, Englefeld, Lake Lenore, Lanigan, LeRoy, Middle Lake, Muenster, and Watson will be in attendance on May 10.