Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Survive. Connect. Rebuild.

A Program of the ATS

NYU Langone Hospital - Long Island

From promoting injury prevention to providing lifesaving care to supporting trauma survivors and their loved ones - we are here for you. 


At the Trauma Center at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island, our team provides the highest level of care, including diagnosis, surgical intervention, treatment, and rehabilitation.


Your treatment begins with our emergency medical service providers who provide care at the scene of your injury and during transport. When you arrive at our center, you are cared for by our team of specialists that includes trauma surgeons, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, anesthesiologists, physician assistants, trauma nurses, radiology specialists, respiratory therapists, and rehabilitation experts.  

Level 1 Trauma Center


As a state-designated Level 1 Trauma Center, verified by the American College of Surgeons, our trauma and critical care surgeons, along with medical specialists, are available anytime, day or night. Our team provides treatment for the most serious injuries, including motor vehicle collisions, falls, accidents, and other life-threatening traumas. Our facility is equipped with the full range of adult trauma resources, and we are also able to assess pediatric injuries.


Located within the Emergency Department at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island, our team is able to deliver all types of immediate surgical care, including neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery. Our trauma facility is a dedicated space that includes a resuscitation unit with operating room capabilities and the most advanced life-support technology.  

TSN Coordinator

222 Station Plaza, Suite 603
Mineola, New York, 11501

work: 516-663-9643

Upcoming Programs & Events

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Trauma Program (OTP) at NYU Langone Hospital – Long Island

By appointment.

*For an appointment with the Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Trauma Program, please call (516) 663-1145.* Dr. Gerard Baltazar is a Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon from NYU Langone Health who incorporates osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in the treatment of injured patients. OMT involves palpation of physical body asymmetries caused by traumatic forces and relieving those asymmetries using a range of gentle manual techniques. For more than three years, Dr. Baltazar has run the novel OMT for Trauma Program (OTP) at NYU Langone Hospital – Long Island, providing OMT for patients suffering acute and chronic post-injury pain and mobility limitations. The OTP has grown tremendously since its inception, and the OTP’s work has been reported at multiple scientific surgical conferences, including nationally and recently internationally at the 35th PanAmerican Congress of Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery. Learn more

"NextSteps: Managing Life After Trauma" Online Classes


Ready to take charge of your life post-serious injury? Enroll for FREE today and delve into weekly education modules and live chats with fellow trauma survivors. NextSteps is your compass for navigating the changes after a traumatic injury, helping you find courage and resilience to reach your goals. Dr. Nathan Parmer, the guiding force behind NextSteps Online, will personally email you with all the details to kickstart your transformative journey. Learn more

TSN Virtual Support Group for Trauma Survivors

2nd Wednesday of each month • 3:30 - 5:00pm ET

Free 90-minute online groups to support survivors of physical injury. Learn more

TSN Virtual Support Group for Trauma Survivors

4th Wednesday of each month • 5:30 - 7:00pm ET

Free 90-minute online groups to support survivors of physical injury. Learn more

Brain Injury Association of New York State - Long Island Support Group (Virtual)

3rd Wednesday of each month • 6:00 -7:30pm ET

Long Island Support Group (Virtual) Learn more

Brain Injury Association of New York State - Caregivers Brain Injury Support Group (Virtual)

2nd Tuesday of each month • 1:00 - 2:30pm ET

Caregivers Brain Injury Support Group (Virtual) Co-facilitated by Kelly Hindes (BIANYS) and Manny Pelligra (Caregiver) 607-283-2163 Learn more

Brain Injury Association of New York State - Evening Caregivers Brain Injury Support Group (Virtual)

1st Thursday of each month • 6:00 - 7:30pm ET

Evening Caregivers Brain Injury Support Group (Virtual) Learn more

Community Resources

Brain Injury Association of New York State

518-459-7911 — Local 1-800-444-6443 — Brain Injury Information Email:

The Safe Center - Long Island (24/7 Hotline)

516-542-0404 The hotline provides information, support, and immediate help. Hotline counselors are specially trained in domestic/dating abuse, rape/sexual assault, and crisis intervention. They can support you through your current situation, help you with safety needs and safety planning, and give you information about your options and how to use them.

Tri-State Advocacy Project

The Tri-State Advocacy Project is composed of advocates who have personally faced the challenges of having a family member with a catastrophic injury. They help families navigate the process of working with health insurance, applying for government benefits, and seeking out other community resources

United Spinal Cord Association – NYC Chapter

NYC Spinal is the NYC Chapter of United Spinal Association. We serve people living with spinal cord injury or disease throughout the Greater New York City area, including Long Island and New Jersey.

American Chronic Pain Association

Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals. The information and tools on this site can help you to better understand your pain and work more effectively with your health care team toward a higher quality of life

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Mission: Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide. Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

Americans with Disabilities Act

The ADA website provides information and technical assistance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. 1-800-514-0301 (voice) 1-800-514-0383 (TTY)


The mission of AMPOWER is to empower and strengthen those affected by amputation or limb difference through peer mentorship, educational resources, and community events.

Amputee Coalition- Support & Peer Groups

Leadership Camp for 18 and 19 year olds to prepare them for careers and their future. They just moved to Greenville, TN but were able to host a virtual experience for campers. Amputee Coalition-Support & Peer Groups The Amputee Coalition aims to reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention. They offer over 400 support groups and over 1,500 peer visitors across the country, peer support offers the emotional support, encouragement and information vital for a full recovery.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders through education, practice, and research. It helps people understand the disorders and educates them about scientifically supported treatments so they can make informed decisions. It also supports professionals who provide treatment and conduct research. Click the link to learn how ADAA could help you or your family.


Brainline provides information and education about Brain Injury and PTSD for both adult and pediatric populations. To contact them directly, e-mail: or call 703.998.2020

Head Injury Association

Head Injury Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to increasing public awareness of the effects of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD).

Family Caregiver Alliance

The Family Caregiver Alliance addresses the needs of family and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home. It provides support, information, and tools to manage the complex demands of caregiving. These include online support and resources, navigators to help locate support services by state, and the National Center on Caregiving which unites research, policy, and practice to develop cost-effective programs for caregivers. Click the link to find out more about how FCA could help you or your family.

The National Center for PTSD

The National Center for PTSD offers national resources for trauma survivors and families, which includes information about PTSD, resources such as the PTSD Coach Online, and videos from other survivors and professionals.

National Center for Victims of Crime

Find local assistance, learn about crime and its effects, and browse resources to help victims rebuild their lives

Rehabilitation Services Administration

Our mission — to provide leadership and resources to assist state and other agencies in providing vocational rehabilitation (VR) and other services to individuals with disabilities to maximize their employment, independence and integration into the community and the competitive labor market.

United Spinal Association

United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D), including veterans, and providing support and information to loved ones, care providers, and professionals. Its goal is to provide people living with SCI/D with active lifestyle information, peer support, advocacy, and services that maximize their independence and enable them to remain active in their communities. Visit the website for more information.

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