Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Survive. Connect. Rebuild.

A Program of the ATS

Advocate Condell Medical Center

     Lake County's Only Level I Trauma Center

     Advocate Condell Medical Center's expansive state-of-the-art emergency department provides the highest standards of life-     saving care as Lake County's only Level I trauma center and pediatric emergency department. We respect the needs of our patients and their families for privacy, comfort and skilled care.

What you can expect:

  • Emergency medicine specialists with extensive experience in emergency and trauma
  • Nursing staff trained in trauma and pediatric advanced life support
  • Immediate access to monitoring, diagnostic imaging, cardiac services, catheterizations, surgeries and intensive care
  • Separate pediatric treatment rooms and waiting area
  • Thirty-two private treatment rooms
  • Family consultation room for private meetings with the emergency medical staff
  • Spacious waiting lounge and vending area


→ Take a virtual tour of our Emergency Department.

Specialized Programs

Level I Trauma Center: This state-level I certification tells you that Condell Medical Center meets the highest national standards in comprehensive trauma care ‒ 24 hours per day, every day.

Pediatric Emergency Department: The only state-designated pediatric emergency department in the area, Advocate Condell's pediatric specialists provide emergency, trauma and immediate care for children from infants through teens. Our separate waiting area and kid-friendly rooms assure privacy and specialized care for your child's needs.

Condell FastTrack Treatment: We offer immediate attention for less severe emergencies such as simple cuts and infections. Treating minor ailments in a separate area makes it possible to deliver the most efficient care for all our emergency patients.

EMS Education: Advocate Condell Medical Center is an Illinois Department of Public Health designated Resource Hospital. The Condell Medical Center EMS System helps to provide education and emergency medical services to the community. Since the inception of our paramedic course more than 15 years ago, our pass rate is 98 percent. Learn more about EMS Education at Condell.

TSN Coordinator

Julia Malloy, MSN,FNP-C, TNS
Email Coordinator

801 S. Milwaukee
Libertyville, Illinois

work: 847-990-5188

Upcoming Programs & Events

Head's Up

Every Fourth Tuesday of the Month • 7pm

A service of Lake County Center for Independent Living: a support group for survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury and their care givers that meet at 7:00 pm on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Learn more

Condell Trauma Peer Mentors


Are you interested in being a peer mentor for current hospitalized trauma patients and their families? Listed here are the steps to becoming a peer mentor: 1) Fill out the application for volunteer status at Condell; don't worry about the commitments listed on the site, you are not held to those. **Important** Put "Trauma Survivor" in your work/experience history 2) Complete the paperwork and health requirements. 3)Have an orientation session with the TSN coordinator 4) Volunteer on your schedule! Learn more

Trauma Survivor's Support Group

Every 3rd Friday of the Month • 5-7pm

Each month focuses on a new topic relevant to trauma survivors and their families. Sessions will have a keynote speaker then a support group component led by a social worker to assist members in using newly gained information and supporting them through whatever phase of recovery they are in. Learn more

Community Resources

Find Help Lake County

Find Help is the only single point of access that connects Lake County, IL residents with local, non-profit health and human service providers that address the physical, emotional, mental, economic, social well-being, and educational needs of individuals in our community. Information on these local services is available through our online searchable database.

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Illinois State's Attorney Office Crime Victim's Assistance

Victims and their families need support as they attempt to rebuild lives torn apart by tragedy. Programs administered by the Crime Victim Services Division include: The Illinois Crime Victim Compensation Program provides direct financial assistance to innocent victims of violent crime to reimburse out-of-pocket expenses related to the crime. The Domestic Violence Fund provides funding for legal advocacy, legal assistance, and legal services to victims of domestic violence who are or have been married or in a civil union. The Violent Crime Victim Assistance (VCVA) Program provides grants to victim and witness assistance programs throughout the state. The Automated Victim Notification (AVN) System allows crime victims throughout Illinois to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day via telephone, Web, or e-mail. The Statewide Victim Assistance Program provides services to crime victims and witnesses whose cases are prosecuted by the Office of the Attorney General, including Sexually Violent Persons petitions.

Brain Injury Association of Illinois

The Brain Injury Association of Illinois (BIA of IL) is a not-for-profit, statewide membership organization comprised of people with brain injuries, family members, friends and professionals. BIA of IL is part of a network of brain injury associations across the United States, and is an Affiliate of the national Brain Injury Association, Inc. (BIA) which was founded in 1980. The BIA of IL is the only statewide organization in Illinois serving individuals with Acquired Brain Injury, their families and professionals who treat them. We work to assist in developing communication channels between families and professionals in a way that improves relationships and cooperation, enhances teamwork and helps decrease potential issues that might arise . Due to decreased resources, lengths of stay, rehabilitation and care needs, and changing family structures, the BIA of IL feels collaboration is critical for effective service delivery. The Brain Injury Association of Illinois works with local, state and national organizations to consistently lead Illinois in providing quality, affordable and accessible services to people with brain injuries and their families. The BIA of Illinois is dedicated to providing information, resources, advocacy, and support.

Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinois

The mission of the Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinois (SCIA) is to serve as a comprehensive resource center for individuals who have been personally affected by paralysis, those working in related fields, and other interested persons. The mission also includes working to prevent new injuries from happening. SCIA seeks to fulfill this mission through a combination of services including Information and Referral, Peer Support, Education and Injury Prevention.


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Caregivers Action Network

Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. CAN serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with special needs, to the families and friends of wounded soldiers; from a young couple dealing with a diagnosis of MS, to spouses now caring for the other with a new disability.

Lake County Center for Independent Living

Lake County Center for Independent Living, serving Lake and McHenry counties, is a not-for-profit, disability rights organization. We exist to ensure that all people with disabilities have the tools they need to live independently. Governed and staffed by a majority of people with disabilities, we are a consumer-controlled organization, which means the services we provide are those chosen by our consumers.


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Chicago Area Amputees

hicago Area Amputees serves those in the north and NW Chicago metro area affected by amputation or limb difference. Our members receive support and offer it to others, connect with available resources, and develop unique relationships with people whose lives have been touched by amputation or limb difference.

Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics

We create customized solutions for people of all ages—including state-of-the-art prostheses, braces, cranial helmets, and other devices—designed to increase the mobility and function of each person we serve. Our commitment is to provide consistent, compassionate, human-centric experiences on the journey to living empowered lives.

National Center for PTSD

We are the world's leading research and educational center of excellence on PTSD and traumatic stress. PTSD is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault. It's normal to have upsetting memories, feel on edge, or have trouble sleeping after this type of event. If symptoms last more than a few months, it may be PTSD. The good news is that there are effective treatments.

Lash and Associates Publishing

This is a small publisher that focuses on brain injury with resources from trusted sites and authors who either work with, have cared for, or experienced a brain injury. An EXCELLENT resource for anyone in any stage of their recovery journey.

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