You Are the Help Until Help Arrives

Learn five simple steps that may save a life

Call 9-1-1

Stay Safe

Stop the Bleeding

Position the Injured

Provide Comfort

Life-threatening emergencies can happen fast and emergency responders aren’t always nearby.
You may be able to save a life by taking simple actions immediately.
You Are the Help Until Help Arrives.

Click on the links below to learn more about how you can help:

Why get involved when someone is badly injured?

According to a recent National Academies of Science study, trauma is the leading cause of death for Americans under age 46. Life-threatening injuries require immediate action to prevent an injured person from dying. Those nearest to someone with life-threatening injuries are best positioned to provide first care.


Take the You Are the Help Until Help Arrives web-based training below:


Download in-person training materials.

Follow this link to visit the instructor page and download the course content so that you can teach others.

Download materials to help market your course.

Follow this link to visit the instructor page and download an event poster and program fact sheet.

Complete the survey and earn your certificate.

Follow this link to to get your certificate of completion.