Resource book focuses on paralysis

Get Up Stand Up to Cure Paralysis has published a resource book. The Upper Midwest Spinal Cord Injury Resource Guide is now available in digital form, at

The book is almost 150 pages long. It provides a wealth of information about the array of organizations and services available, including the Minnesota Spinal Cord Injury Association, mental and physical health resources, a checklist for those leaving rehab, legal rights, sports programs and much more. The guide was edited by Sam Maddox.

Get Up Stand Up To Cure Paralysis (GUSU) is a nonprofit organization in Minnesota working to unite, educate and support those dealing with spinal cord injuries and to advocate for research and the restoration of function. The organization advocates for research, promotes community involvement, offers one-on-one mentoring, promotes adaptive fitness and hosts monthly peer group meetings.