ThinkFirst Cape Girardeau


Program Highlights

  • Launched in 1987
  • Located at Saint Francis Medical Center Trauma Services, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • Linda Kaiser and Rob Grayhek appointed Co-Directors in 2004
  • Participates on Board of Directors for Cape Girardeau Safe Communities
    and participates in various community-based safety events
  • Provides ThinkFirst For Teens and ThinkFirst For Kids programs to schools
    in 15-county service area
  • Conducts a program on ATV and helmet safety for grades 5-8
  • Funded in part by a grant from NHTSA, via Cape Girardeau Safe Communities
    and Saint Francis Medical Center
  • Sponsored by Trauma Surgeon, Michael Heid, DO

About ThinkFirst Missouri

ThinkFirst Missouri is an award-winning prevention program presented by inspiring survivors of brain and spinal cord injuries. Through compelling firsthand testimonies, audiences learn about the consequences of injuries and how injuries can happen to anyone. These sobering, yet motivational messages urge everyone to take personal responsibility and make safe choices.