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The Dangerous Behaviors Foundation
Founded in 2006
TALK TO CHILDREN AND TEENS
About the choking game as you would any other risky behavior. Add it to the on-going conversation
about drugs, drinking, etc.
A Brochure or our Weblink With parents, teachers, pediatricians, EMS,
law enforcement, anyone having contact with children and teens.
HOST A PRESENTATION - IT'S FREE!
TO YOUR LAWMAKERS
Requesting that they call the CDC and request to be briefed on our issue. Regulations prohibit the CDC from inititating
this request, we must help them help us! This briefing will most likely take place between a staff member of the political office
and a researcher at the CDC, such as Dr. Gilchrist.
Objectives you may chose to include in your correspondence:
Congress should support the CDC and Department
of Health and Human Services in a process of requesting an ICD subcode change by the World Health Organization to include choking
game as a cause of death.
Congress should support the expansion of the YRBS (Youth Risk Behavior Survey) to be the vehicle for gathering
data on student attitudes and behavior regarding the choking game. Congress should also work to make the YRBS more affordable for
Congress should support the DASH model of health education developed by the CDC to be an integral part of the reauthorization
When you're writing, remember to tell your story — explain how this issue has effected you personally. You speak for
hundreds of other voters who didn't take the time to write, so choose your words carefully - remember 'you catch more flies with honey
WEAR YOUR AWARENESS
Participate in our 'Wear Your Awareness' campaign; wear a Tee shirt
or Hoodie, an Awareness Bracelet, grab a Tote bag and a Bumper Sticker! The power of exposure is amazing. Wear it
often and especially at large functions and without fail people will approach you and ask 'what is the choking game?'.
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to hear. If you are interesting in joining forces with DBF and the army of volunteers raising awareness and providing education,
please check out our Partners Page.
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What Can You Do?
Schools & Groups
Registration of your child
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