Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Survive. Connect. Rebuild.

A Program of the ATS

Intermountain Medical Center

Intermountain Healthcare’s flagship hospital, Intermountain Medical Center located in Murray, Utah, is a large teaching hospital, major referral center, and Level 1 Trauma Center dedicated to providing the absolute best care to patients from across the Western United States. With 516 licensed beds, it’s the largest hospital in Utah and serves residents from Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, and beyond.

 

The Medical Center offers a full range of critical care, cardiovascular, pulmonary, cancer, neurological, and obstetric services. We’re also home to the top solid organ transplant program in the Intermountain West. Our reputation as a national leader in delivering high-value care is rooted in evidence-based best practices, robust clinical informatics, and fostering culture of professional collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.

TSN Coordinator

Teresa Brunt
TBrunt
Email Coordinator

Address
5121 So Cottonwood Street
Murray, Utah, 84107

Telephone
work: (801)507.6693


Upcoming Programs & Events

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. based on the principles of self-management. It uses techniques that have been scientifically proven to increase 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

BURN SURVIVORS & CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP

We offer a weekly support group for all burn patients, both those staying in our burn center or coming in for treatment, and their loved ones. The group focuses on: reducing stress, increasing self-care, and making positive life changes. Participants have the opportunity to share experiences and learn from each other. We place special emphasis on learning how to enhance your personal well being. Learn more

Medical Trauma Support Group

To Be Determined for 2024

WEEKLY MEETINGS. Intermountain Health is offering a free Virtual Medical Trauma Support Group for Patients and/or their caregivers that will meet in a three-week course. The group will be guided by Licensed Clinical Social Workers and will focus on different topics related to trauma and discuss how to incorporate the information into your Learn more


Community Resources

ADA National Network

https://www.ada.gov/

The ADA National Network provides information, guidance and training on how to implement the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in order to support the mission of the ADA to “assure equality of opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency for individuals with disabilities.” ADA specialists help families address complex questions on a wide range of ADA topics such as reasonable accommodations at work, building codes for new construction projects, accessible housing, and transitioning from school to work. ADA specialists also address questions about other disability laws, such as the Fair Housing Act, the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act, and the Rehabilitation Act

Alcoholics Anonymous

https://www.aa.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous provides support and resources for people who struggle with a drinking problem or substance abuse. Confidential group meetings are available throughout the United States and Canada. Use the online locator to find the group and times that meet nearest you.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

https://afsp.org

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

https://adata.org/

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

American Chronic Pain Association

https://www.theacpa.org/

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 Trauma Society

https://www.amtrauma.org/default.aspx

The American Trauma Society is dedicated to the elimination of needless death and disability from injury. For 50 years, the ATS has served as an advocate for the trauma care system, trauma prevention programs, and survivors of trauma and their families throughout the United States. Our mission is to Save Lives, Improve Care, & Empower Survivors.

Amputee Coalition

https://www.amputee-coalition.org/

https://www.amputee-coalition.org/resources/understand-limb-loss/ The mission of the Amputee Coalition is 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. Resources and information for children, adults, and families.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

https://adaa.org

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.

Brain Injury Association of America

https://www.brainline.org

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) works to advance awareness, research, treatment, and education to improve the quality of life for adults and children affected by brain injury. BIAA is dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury. It has a network of state affiliates, local chapters, and support groups.

Brain Injury Alliance of Utah

https://www.braininjuryutah.org/

Mission is to improve the lives of individuals with brain injuries by supporting, educating, inspiring, advocating, and engaging a global community. Works to create a world in which everyone with a brain injury has the resources and support they need to thrive. Provides support to caregivers to become a more powerful, effect, and compassionate caregiver to those with brain injuries.

Burn Center U Health - University of Utah

https://healthcare.utah.edu/burncenter/#services

At the University of Utah Health Burn Center, we offer the best care possible. Our patients and their caregivers are part of a team working together on a journey to wellness.

Community Fall Prevention

https://intermountainhealth.sharepoint.com/sites/OfficeofHealthPromotionAndWellness/SitePages/Falls-Prevention.aspx

Every year, 1 out of 3 older adults suffer a fall that causes injuries such as head trauma and hip fractures which can increase the risk of disability or death. Additionally, falls resulting in an injury are the number one reason for emergency department visits. The good news is, falling is not an inevitable part of aging. The Community Falls Prevention initiative aims to decrease the incidence of falls for Intermountain patients; view all resources.

Fall Prevention Video 101 - Videos

https://patient.health-ce.wolterskluwer.com/imhfallprevention/programs

Every year, 1 out of 3 older adults suffer a fall that causes injuries such as head trauma and hip fractures which can increase the risk of disability or death. Additionally, falls resulting in an injury are the number one reason for emergency department visits. The good news is, falling is not an inevitable part of aging. The Community Falls Prevention initiative aims to decrease the incidence of falls for Intermountain patients; view all resources.

Family Caregiver Alliance

https://www.caregiver.org/pilotIntegration/indexPersistent.html?uri=%2Fhospital-discharge-planning-guide-families-and-caregivers

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 Healing Group

https://www.thehealinggroup.com/

Offers help with Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Sex Therapy, Marriage Counseling, etc. Located in Midvale, UT

Hope After Head Injury

https://www.hopeafterheadinjury.com/links---resources

Hope After Head Injury exists to bring hope to those who have been impacted by brain injury in their life, whether going through the experience themselves or caring for a loved one. They understand that the journey through head trauma is a road that when walked alone can be scary and lonely. Through the voices of brain injury survivors and caregivers they provide awareness, encouragement, and hope. Click the link to learn more about Hope After Head Injury.

Manual para los paciente de trauma y sus familias

Este manual ha sido desarrollado para usted por Intermountain Healthcare en colaboración con la Trauma Survivor Network (Red de Sobrevivientes de Trauma, TSN, por sus siglas en inglés) de la American Trauma Society (Sociedad Americana de Trama). Esperamos que esta información le ayude a usted y a sus seres queridos durante la estadía en el hospital.

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Mental Health America

https://mhanational.org/

Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Resources and information for youth, parents, and adults.

National Center for PTSD

https://www.ptsd.va.gov

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.

RAINN

https://www.rainn.org/

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network Hotline 800-656-HOPE RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org y rainn.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

Patient and Family Handbook

This handbook has been developed for you by Intermountain Healthcare in collaboration with the Trauma Survivors Network (TSN) of the American Trauma Society. We hope this information will help you and your loved ones during the hospital stay.

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Postpartum Support International (PSI)

https://www.postpartum.net/

800-944-4773 Support offered in Spanish or English Support groups for postpartum depression for parents, and grief and loss. Information about Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders including anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD, Bipolar and Psychosis. Help for Moms, dads, Families, Military families, Adoptive families, and Queer and Trans families.

Rape Recovery Center

https://www.raperecoverycenter.org/

24-Hour Sexual Violence Helpline 1-88-421-1100 Started in 1974 as a small group of volunteers in Salt Lake City. Mission of Rape Recovery Center is to empower those victimized by sexual violence through advocacy, crisis intervention, and therapy and educate the community about the cause, impact, and prevention of sexual violence. Offers services for people interacting with the criminal justice system, immigration concerns, referrals related to the physical, mental, and financial impact of sexual assault. In person and virtual support/education groups offered. Therapy services are offered for those uninsured and referrals made to places that accept insurance.

SAMHSA

https://www.samhsa.gov/

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services administration Treatment locator for those with substance use disorders. SAMHSA is that agency within the United States Department of Health that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. Goals of SAMHSA are to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on American communities.

Tai Chi for Health

https://healthyaging.utah.gov/find-workshop/#/

Dr. Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Health programs are proven to help improve balance, flexibility, and posture. These programs are proven to reduce the risk of falls by 70%. Each class begins with gentle Qigong warm ups and breathing exercises, followed by Tai Chi movements (forms) each week. No special equipment is required — just comfortable clothing, shoes, patience and an open mind.

United Spinal Association

https://unitedspinal.org

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.

USARA

https://www.myusara.com/

Advocates for addiction recovery in Utah. Recovery community and connection as valuable assets for recovery from addiction. Offers Peer Recovery Support, family support, and advocacy. Locations in Salt Lake City, Ogden, Moab, St. George, and Price.

Utah Domestic Violence Coalition

https://udvc.org/

Provides free and confidential support for victims and survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence. Domestic violence service providers in Utah are a safe place for victims and their children, and may offer free support and services to individuals and families affected by domestic violence. These providers offer a range of services to meet the needs and empower individuals to work toward safety & stability. These services may include: Emergency shelter, 24-hour crisis line, Case management, Transitional housing, Counseling & support groups, Transportation, Children’s services, Food, Personal care items, Advocacy and referral programs for both domestic and sexual violence 1-800-897-LINK 24 hour support line

Zero Fatalities - Parent/Teen Night

https://zerofatalities.com/

Teaching a teen to drive may be frightening, but it’s not as scary as what could happen if you’re not involved in your teen’s driving. Come join us for the upcoming Driver’s Education Parent-Teen Presentation to help your teen learn and exhibit safe behaviors. Zero Fatalities hosts Parent/Teen Driving Presentations both virtually and in-person at local High Schools. These Zero Fatalities presentations discuss the responsibility each driver has on the road. They focus on the 5 driving behaviors: Drive Focused, Drive Calm, Drive Sober, Drive Alert and Drive Buckled. We encourage parents to be involved with their teens and set clear expectations and limits. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn about the Utah Graduated Driver Licensing Laws and tips on teaching your teen to drive safely.


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