Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Survive. Connect. Rebuild.

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Rees-Jones Trauma Center at Parkland

Welcome to The Rees-Jones Trauma Center at Parkland where we are combining a long-standing tradition of providing the best in critical care with a new state-of-the-art facility geared toward finding innovative ways to save lives.

Parkland’s trauma center has a rich history that is well-known throughout the medical community. We have developed procedures that help save lives all over the world and we have trained some of the best trauma doctors working at facilities across the country. We have now taken that history of innovative, high quality care to a new state-of-the-art trauma center - The Parkland’s Rees-Jones Trauma Center, which opened in August of 2015.

The Rees-Jones Trauma Center is home to internationally renowned experts. These doctors and nurses deliver the highest quality critical care while also serving as educators and researchers. They train the next generation of trauma doctors and discover new and better ways to save lives in situations when every second counts. Over 7,500 injured patients are admitted for care at Parkland Memorial Hospital every year. Trauma centers all over the world look to Parkland for answers on the toughest cases.

Every aspect of this facility is engineered toward getting a patient to the life-saving care needed as quickly as possible. With a spacious floor plan that allows caregivers plenty of space to operate and technology that speeds the delivery of supplies, this trauma center was built with one mission in mind - to save your life. When every second counts, The Rees-Jones Trauma Center at Parkland is the best answer for critical care. Our staff is ready for anything, at any time.


Upcoming Programs & Events

Parkland Virtual Peer Support Groups

3rd Monday of each month • 7 pm-8 pm

Survivors can share experiences, discuss challenges and successes, learn about tools for recovery, and receive support in a confiential environment from others who have experienced trauma. Learn more

May is Trauma Awareness Month

May 2021

The entire month of May is focused on raising awareness for trauma survivors, their family/friends, and the trauma professionals who go above and beyone every day. Learn more

Next Steps Online

The NextSteps program is a free 6-week self management course designed to recognize that YOU play the most important role in your recovery. The program uses techniques that have been scientifically proven to increae one's self confidence and sense of empowerment. NextSteps teaches you the skills to become an active self manager of your health and your life. Learn more

National Trauma Survivors Day

May 20, 2021

The 3rd Wed. in May is National Trauma Survivors Day. We celebrate together the strength and resisliency of trauma survivors, their family/friends, and the trauma professionals who go above and beyond every day. Learn more

Race to Rebuild

Particpate anytime between May 1 - May 31

A virtual 10K/5K/1 mile walk/run/cycle/roll event to support trauma survivors as the Survive, Connect and Rebuild. Learn more


Community Resources

Trauma Support Services of North Texas

https://www.traumasupportservices.org/

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Health

https://nami.org/Home

National Alliance for Grieving Children

https://childrengrieve.org/

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

https://www.christopherreeve.org/

Brain Line: All about brain injury and PTSD

https://www.brainline.org/


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