Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Survive. Connect. Rebuild.

A Program of the ATS

South Texas Health System McAllen

South Texas Health System (STHS) McAllen's Emergency Department is designated a Level II Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services and the American College of Surgeons – Committee on Trauma, which means we provide life-saving procedures for those who are in immediate danger — arranging for essential specialty treatment within the hospital as well as working in cooperation with other trauma centers. STHS McAllen is the first Level II Trauma Center and only ACS Verified Level II Trauma Center in Hidalgo County.

 

 

 

WE ARE PLEASED TO OFFER SUPPORT GROUPS THROUGH THE TRAUMA SURVIVORS NETWORK

 

• Support Group for Survivors & Caregivers on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 10 AM

Join us for peer support groups. Individuals come together to discuss their personal recovery after an injury has affected their life. 

 

Support groups are free of charge.


Upcoming Programs & Events

Youth Mental Health First Aid

12/11/2021

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders. Learn more

Support Group for Trauma Survivors

3/19/2022 • 10:00 AM

Topic: Self-Care, Healing After Trauma Support Groups are to support survivors of physical injury. Groups are led by trauma survivors and trauma professionals. Where: STHS Heart Conference Room located at STHS Heart Hospital Learn more

Stop the Bleed

3/15/2022 • 3:00 PM

Did you know the #1 cause of death after injury is bleeding? Learn 3 skills for bleeding control in a brief, 1-hour session with Injury Prevention Coordinator Veronica. Ages 12+ welcome! Free community training event! Learn more

Living with the Danger of Falls

3/17/2022 • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reducing the Risk! Take control of your health and live better as you age with advice from STHS Injury Prevention Coordinator, Veronica. FREE COMMUNITY EVENT at ALTON RECREATION CENTER Learn more

Vivir Con El Peligro De Sufrir Caidas

3/17/2022 • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

¡Reduciendo el riesgo! Tome el control de su salud y viva mejor a medida que envejece con los consejos de Coordinadora de Prevencion de Lesiones de STHS, Veronica. ¡EVENTO GRATUITO! Nos vemos en ALTON RECREATION CENTER Learn more

Support Group for Trauma Survivors

4/9/2022 • 10:00 AM

Topic: April Showers - RAIN & Anxiety Relief Support Groups are to support survivors of physical injury. Groups are led by trauma survivors and trauma professionals. Where: STHS Heart Conference Room located at STHS Heart Hospital Learn more

Stop the Bleed

4/19/2022 • 3:00 PM

Did you know the #1 cause of death after injury is bleeding? Learn 3 skills for bleeding control in a brief, 1-hour session with Injury Prevention Coordinator Veronica. Ages 12+ welcome! Free community training event! Must contact Veronica to register. Learn more

Stop the Bleed with Alton Fire Department

4/28/2022 • 10:00 AM

Did you know the #1 cause of death after injury is bleeding? Learn 3 skills for bleeding control in a brief, 1-hour session with Injury Prevention Coordinator Veronica. Get Certified! Ages 12+ welcome! Free community training event! Please contact Veronica to register today! Learn more

Adult Mental Health First Aid (EMAIL TO REGISTER)

5/7/2022 • 9:00 AM

Mental Health First Aid for Adults teaches people how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions. Learn more

STOP THE BLEED DAY @ Pharr EMS

5/19/2022 • Various

Join us at Pharr EMS to learn how to Stop the Bleed & save a life! With 3 quick actions, you can be trained to save a life. The number 1 cause of preventable death after injury is bleeding. That’s why we want to train you how to STOP THE BLEED®. Learn more


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