How Stop The Bleed Training Can Help You Save A Life

When an accident happens, you usually call 9-1-1. But it could take several minutes for first responders to arrive. (And in some emergencies, they may not be able to get to you right away).  In just five to 10 minutes, victims can die from extreme blood loss. 

If you can stop the bleeding with these simple techniques, you can greatly increase the chance of survival.

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Tackling the puzzling problems of mental health

Mental illness strikes 20% of U.S. adults and Valley residents are at even greater risk for mental health breakdowns because of our region’s high rates of poverty and unemployment, low education levels, and environmental issues ranked among the worst in California. Local hospitals have long been where people turn during a mental health crisis.

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Open a vein, save a life

It’s the nightmare scenario we all dread. Missy Hunt was at work when she received a call that her husband, Michael, had been in a horrific motorcycle accident in Sanger, Calif. The injuries he sustained were so severe that Michael had to be airlifted to the only Level 1 trauma center in the Valley, Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno. 

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