Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Survive. Connect. Rebuild.

A Program of the ATS

Oregon Health & Science University Trauma Program

Oregon Health & Science University Trauma Center

World-class care

OHSU has the only academic Level 1 trauma center in Oregon. Trauma teams are on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week, because the first hour after injury is critical. At OHSU’s Trauma Center you’ll find:

 

· Leading-edge care for serious injuries provided by surgeons specializing in trauma, critical care and acute care.

· A skilled team of providers who coordinate your care from the emergency room through recovery and follow-up treatment.

· A top-rated trauma research program, recognized by the American College of Surgeons.

· Groundbreaking research and treatments developed in partnership with the U.S. Army and the VA Portland Health Care Systems.

· A dedication to train OHSU’s medical and nursing students, residents and fellows to provide trauma care.

· Programs and events designed to prevent injuries and keep people in Oregon safe.

 

If you are a trauma survivor and are interested in joining our team and/or sharing your story with us, please email traumasurvivorsnetwork@ohsu.edu. We would love to hear from you!

 

Centro de Traumatismos de Oregon Health & Science University

 

Atención de primera categoría

 

OHSU tiene el único centro académico de traumatismos de nivel 1 en Oregón. Los equipos de traumatismo están presentes las 24 horas del día, los siete días de la semana, porque la primera hora luego de la lesión es de vital importancia. En el Centro de Traumatismos de OHSU, usted encontrará:

 

· Atención de vanguardia para lesiones graves, brindada por cirujanos especializados en traumatismo, cuidados intensivos y atención aguda.

· Un habilidoso equipo de profesionales médicos que coordinan su atención desde la sala de emergencias hasta la recuperación y el tratamiento de seguimiento.

· Un programa de investigación de traumatismo con alta valoración, reconocido por el Colegio Americano de Cirujanos.

· Investigación y tratamiento innovadores, desarrollados en colaboración con los sistemas de atención médica del Ejército de Estados Unidos y VA Portland.

· Dedicación en la capacitación de los estudiantes de medicina y enfermería, residentes y médicos becarios de OHSU para brindar atención para traumatismo.

· Programas y eventos diseñados para prevenir lesiones y mantener a salvo a la gente en Oregón.

 

Si usted es sobreviviente de traumatismo y le interesa sumarse a nuestro equipo y/o compartir su historia con nosotros, envíe un correo electrónico a traumasurvivorsnetwork@ohsu.edu. ¡Nos encantaría recibir sus comentarios!


Upcoming Programs & Events

Race to Rebuild

5/1/2024

Race to Rebuild is a virtual run/walk/cycle/roll of the distance of your choice that anyone can join in support of trauma survivors and the incredible challenges they face every day. With a Virtual race, you can complete your walk/run/cycle/roll event anywhere and anytime between May 1 and May 31. We encourage you to share your results with your friends and family by posting a picture of you after you complete your race. No formal tracking will take place with this event. The proceeds from the 2022 and 2023 races went towards the launch of our TSN grants program and 30 trauma centers across the United States were awarded $1,000 toward a local program initiative. We hope to continue the grants program this year and for many years to come. This event benefits the programs and services provided by the ATS and TSN which dedicates their mission to Save Lives, Improve Care and Empower Survivors. Sign up today! Learn more

Virtual Support Group for Trauma Survivors

3/13/2024 • 12:30-2pm PST

This month's topic: Hitting the Jackpot on the Road to Recovery Virtual support groups are free, 90 minute online groups to support survivors of physical injury. Groups are co-led by TSN Trauma Professionals and TSN Peers Learn more

Stop the Bleed

3/21/2024 • 1pm-2pm and 2:30-3:30pm

Get Trained! 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®. Email traumaeducation@ohsu.edu to register for FREE classes in Portland, Oregon. Learn more

Virtual Support Group for Trauma Survivors

3/27/2024 • 2:30-4pm PST

This month's topic: Hitting the Jackpot on the Road to Recovery Virtual support groups are free, 90 minute online groups to support survivors of physical injury. Groups are co-led by TSN Trauma Professionals and TSN Peers Learn more

Virtual Support Group for Trauma Survivors

4/10/2024 • 12:30-2pm PST

This month's topic: TBD Virtual support groups are free, 90 minute online groups to support survivors of physical injury. Groups are co-led by TSN Trauma Professionals and TSN Peers Learn more

Virtual Support Group for Trauma Survivors

4/24/2024 • 2:30-4pm PST

This month's topic: TBD Virtual support groups are free, 90 minute online groups to support survivors of physical injury. Groups are co-led by TSN Trauma Professionals and TSN Peers Learn more


Community Resources

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline/ Linea de prevencion del suicidio y crisis

https://988lifeline.org/chat/

Call, text, or chat, dial: 988. Mensaje de texto AYUDA para 988 en Español. Lifeline Chat and Text connects you with caring crisis counselors for emotional support. Follow link for Veteran specific line, Spanish line, and ASL.

211info

https://www.211info.org/

Dial 211 Local resource helpline for crisis hotline, housing and shelter, utility assistance, childcare and parenting, food, basic needs, foster families, health care, COVID-19, mental and behavioral health, transportation, legal and public safety, employment, education, financial wellness, diverse populations, youth services, and disaster services. 211info is a private, community-based nonprofit organization funded by state and municipal contracts, foundations, donations, and community partners in Oregon and Southwest Washington. 211info serves Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties in Washington and the entire of State of Oregon.

Familias en Accion

https://www.familiasenaccion.org/es/mental-health-latinx-community-resources/

Familias en Acción (Familias) fue fundada en 1998, en respuesta a la necesidad de una organización culturalmente específica para promover la salud de las comunidades latinas/x/e. La misión de Familias es fortalecer la salud y el bienestar de las familias y comunidades latinas en Oregón. Nuestros miembros son principalmente las comunidades latinas/x/e de habla hispana que viven en las regiones metropolitanas de Portland y Salem, y en la actualidad hemos hecho progresos para las asociaciones y el alcance en todo el estado. Nuestros servicios incluyen: Promotores de Salud/Community Health Workers: proporcionan servicios de apoyo a la COVID-19, acceso a los alimentos y servicios de navegación sanitaria para personas latinas/x/e diagnosticadas con enfermedades crónicas, incluyendo cáncer, diabetes, enfermedad renal en fase terminal, VIH/ITS y enfermedades cardiovasculares. Educación sanitaria comunitaria, clases de autocontrol de enfermedades crónicas y Programa de Prevención de la Diabetes (PPD). VIH/ITS, Salud Sexual: involucrar a las comunidades latinas/x/e de Oregón para ayudar a identificar y aplicar soluciones impulsadas por la comunidad que aborden el impacto del VIH en nuestras familias y comunidades. Nutrición y equidad alimentaria: Abuela, Mamá y Yo, nuestro plan de estudios sobre Equidad Alimentaria y Nutrición, desarrolla conocimientos sobre nutrición, investigación epigenética y habilidades de defensa en torno al vínculo entre la justicia alimentaria, los determinantes sociales de la salud y la equidad sanitaria para las familias. Equidad climática y sanitaria: implementación de un plan comunitario latino/x/e para la equidad climática, la equidad sanitaria y la resiliencia. Nuestra conferencia anual sobre la equidad en la salud de los latinos y la formación de profesionales de la salud en línea y en persona con unidades de educación continua. La conferencia proporciona un foro para centrarse en cuestiones individuales y comunitarias que abordan la equidad en salud a través de la investigación, los programas y las políticas.

Unidos + Fuertes

https://www.safestrongoregon.org/es/mental-and-emotional-health/care-in-your-community/latino-latina-hispanic

Encuentra ayuda creada por y para tu comunidad. Encuentra un terapeuta que entienda tu experiencia o súmate a un grupo de apoyo con otras personas que están pasando por lo mismo que tú. La lista a continuación se creó con la ayuda de la comunidad para que puedas encontrar recursos de salud mental y tratamiento para el consumo de sustancias, tengas o no tengas seguro. Hay apoyo solidario y accesible en tu comunidad, donde puedes sentirte seguro y comprendido.

OHSU Adult Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic

https://www.ohsu.edu/brain-institute/ohsu-adult-psychiatry-clinic-marquam-hill

We offer expert consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a wide variety of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety disorders, OCD, post-traumatic stress disorder, ADHD, and many others. We also provide outcome-based measurement care to support patient centered best practice treatment. We have the resources of an academic health center to handle complex conditions that require ongoing psychotherapy, medication management, and options for treatment resistant depression such as Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). Our clinic also offers neuropsychological and pharmacogenetics testing. New patients and evaluations: 503-494-6176 ECT new and returning Patients: 503-494-6183 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 Sam Jackson Hall, 6th Floor

OHSU Avel Gordly Center for Healing, Portland

https://www.ohsu.edu/brain-institute/ohsu-avel-gordly-center-healing-portland

The Avel Gordly Center for Healing is one of the few practices in the Northwest that focuses on culturally sensitive care for the African and African-American community. We have a close collaboration with community partners to ensure that we reach a population who are under served. We recognize how trauma affects the health of our patients and we strive to remove the stigma that is associated with mental illness. We provide cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based therapy, psychotherapy, and medication management. We have a diverse group of expert practitioners who provide individual, group, marital, couples, and family therapy. 621 S.W. Alder Street, 520 Portland, Oregon 97205 503-418-5311

OHSU Intercultural Psychiatric Program

https://www.ohsu.edu/brain-institute/ohsu-intercultural-psychiatric-clinic-portland

IPP is an expert in providing culturally sensitive mental health services to immigrant and refugee communities. We offer individual and group therapy as well as psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and case management in collaboration with primary care providers, and various community services. Many of our staff are immigrants or former refugees themselves so they have a profound understanding of the struggles that this community faces. Our team of counselors who speak many different languages work alongside psychiatrists to provide interpretation, cultural insight, and basic skills training. The Torture Treatment Center of Oregon (TTCO) is a program within IPP that meets the unique needs of survivors of torture. New and returning patients: 503-494-4222 2214 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232

OHSU Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic

https://www.ohsu.edu/school-of-medicine/child-and-adolescent-psychiatry/child-and-adolescent-psychiatry-clinics

OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital provides expert mental health care for children and teens. This includes specialty treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and eating disorders. New and returning patients: 503-418-5775 700 SW Campus Drive, Portland, OR 97239

Unity Center for Behavioral Health

https://unityhealthcenter.org/

Unity Center for Behavioral Health is a 24-hour behavioral and mental health services center located in the greater Portland metropolitan area. We provide immediate psychiatric care and a path to stabilization and recovery for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. Address: 1225 NE 2nd Ave, Portland Phone: 503-944-8000

Multnomah County Cascadia Walk-in Clinic

https://cascadiahealth.org/cascadias-urgent-walk-in-clinic-team-provides-immediate-support/

503-963-2575 In a moment of crisis, receiving immediate help is crucial. Individuals who may be struggling with mental health challenges are encouraged to utilize Cascadia’s Urgent Walk-In Clinic (UWIC), which is open 365 days a year, 15.5 hours a day and has been providing support for the people of Multnomah County experiencing a behavioral health crisis since 2001. Through funding from Multnomah County, Cascadia’s UWIC serves all individuals in Multnomah County regardless of insurance, income, or age.

Washington County Hawthorn Walk-In Center

https://www.washingtoncountyor.gov/behavioral-health/hawthorn-walk-center

If you live in Washington County and are currently in crisis call 503-291-9111 Everyone needs help sometimes. If you have behavioral health issues (mental health or addictions), sometimes you need help right away. The Hawthorn Walk-in Center provides urgent services for mental health and substance use concerns. It is located at 5240 NE Elam Young Parkway, Suite 100, in Hillsboro, right next to the Hawthorn Farm MAX stop. 503-846-4555

Clackamas County Mental Health Walk-In Clinic

https://www.clackamas.us/behavioralhealth/urgentmentalhealth

Clackamas Mental Health Center is a walk-in center for people in urgent need of mental health care. Our services include brief counseling, safety screenings and referral to other resources. We also provide peer-delivered services, so people in need can get support from someone who has traveled similar roads of distress and has progressed in their own recovery. Our skilled staff includes trained mental health specialists, intensive case managers, peer support specialists, and a medical professional who work together to care for individuals and families in need. To get started call 503-655-8585 or walk in to our clinic at 11211 SE 82nd Ave, Suite O, Happy Valley, OR 97086. Open Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; closed Saturdays and Sundays. Holiday hours vary. Telehealth option is available.

Columbia Community Mental Health

https://www.ccmh1.com/services/crisis-intervention/

Columbia County resources 58646 McNulty Way, St. Helens, OR 97051 Contact : (503) 397-5211 Emergency : (503) 782-4499

Yamhill County Crisis Services

https://hhs.co.yamhill.or.us/adultmentalhealth/page/crisis-services

Emergency Crisis Contact Number: 1 (844) 842-8200 ​​​You may also call the main office number (503) 434-7523 during business hours. Yamhill County Health and Human Services provides Urgent Mental Health Services 24-hours a day, seven-days-a-week for Yamhill County Health and Human Services clientele and individuals in psychiatric crisis presenting at our offices, local emergency departments or who are interfacing with law enforcement in the community. Services include: Telephone support and referral to medically appropriate care Initial crisis screening assessment, crisis intervention, linkage to psychiatric hospitalization or crisis respite services, pre-commitment investigation, hospital liaison services. On-Site services are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 627 North Evans Street, McMinnville OR, 97128. (503) 434-7523

Beaverton Resource Center

https://beavertonresourcecenter.org/

A central resource center for the Beaverton Community. Offering culturally specific monthly classes, health screening, mental health screening, housing and food resources, abuse resources, ESL classes, legal services, parenting/childcare, shelter, and youth services.

Call to Safety

https://calltosafety.org/

Formerly the Portland Women's Crisis Line Call 503-235-5333 Everyone deserves a life free of domestic and sexual violence.

Friends for Survival

https://friendsforsurvival.org/

Call 1-800-646-7322 We are a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt charitable, non-profit bereavement outreach organization available to those who are grieving a suicide death of family or friends. We also assist professionals who work with those who are grieving a suicide tragedy. Friends for Survival, organized by and for survivors, has been offering suicide bereavement support services since 1983. All staff and volunteers have been directly impacted by a suicide death.

Military Helpline

https://www.linesforlife.org/get-help-now/services-and-crisis-lines/military-helpline/

Support for Those Who Serve The Lines for Life Military Helpline offers help and hope to all military-connected Oregonians. Our service is free, confidential, and available by phone, 24/7. This helpline is operated independently and not affiliated with the Department of Defense.

Racial Equity Support Line

https://www.linesforlife.org/get-help-now/services-and-crisis-lines/racial-equity-support-line/

Call 503-575-3764 The Racial Equity Support Line is led and staffed by people with lived experience of racism. We offer support to those who are feeling the emotional impacts of racist violence and microaggressions, as well as the emotional impacts of immigration struggles and other cross-cultural issues.

Senior Loneliness Line

https://seniorlonelinessline.org/

Call 503-200-1633 The Senior Loneliness Line is a statewide partnership between Lines for Life and Oregon Health Authority. Our free statewide call service is for Oregonians 55 and older. Our team of volunteers and staff are specially trained in working with older adults, and we can provide ongoing support, connect you with resources or just listen. Your information is completely confidential and no one will follow up with you unless you request a call. Any aging adult who is experiencing loneliness, isolation, depression or anxiety can benefit from a confidential phone call with our Senior Loneliness specialists. Sometimes knowing there is someone who cares and wants to listen can be of great help.

Trans Lifeline

https://translifeline.org/

Call 877-565-8860 Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for our community that’s been divested from police since day one. We’re run by and for trans people.

ADA National Network

www.adata.org

1-800-949-4232 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

Al-Anon Family Groups

www.al-anon.org

Al-Anon offers resources and support to family members and friends of someone who struggles with problem drinking or substance abuse. Telephone: (757) 563-1600 Toll-free Meeting Line: (888) 425-2666 Email: wso@al-anon.org

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

www.ada.gov

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

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

www.amtrauma.org/

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. Toll Free: 800-556-7890

AMPOWER

http://www.empoweringamputees.org/

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

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. Toll-Free: 888/267-5669

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.biausa.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.

Brainline

https://www.brainline.org/

703-998-2020 Brainline provides education and resources about Brain Injury and PTSD for both adult and pediatric survivors and their families. They focus on treatment and recovery information for moderate to severe TBI symptoms in both adults and children.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Opioid Overdose Prevention

www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/prevention/index.html

1-800-232-4636 TTY: 888-232-6348 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention funds national research, specializes in health education, resources, and raising awareness. Some medications, such as prescription opioids, can help relieve pain in the short term but also come with serious risks and potential complications—and should be prescribed and used carefully. The CDC highlights that the best ways to prevent opioid overdose deaths are to improve opioid prescribing, reduce exposure to opioids, prevent misuse, and treat opioid use disorder.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Youth Violence Prevention Resources

www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/youthviolence/index.html

1-800-232-4636 TTY: 888-232-6348 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention funds national research and specializes in health education, resources, and raising awareness. Youth violence is a serious problem that can have lasting harmful effects on victims and their family, friends, and communities. Youth Violence Prevention efforts should aim to reduce factors that place youth at risk for perpetrating violence and promote factors that protect youth at risk for violence. Many prevention tools have been developed and implemented; many of these prevention programs and strategies have been evaluated and found to be effective at preventing violence and related behaviors among youth.

Child Help

www.childhelp.org/hotline/

1-800- 4-A-Child (1-800- 422-4453) The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.

Child Mind Institute

https://childmind.org/school-and-community/trauma-guides/

The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. The Child Mind Institute has prepared free trauma resources to aid parents, educators, and other adults in talking to children and adolescents about potentially traumatic events and identifying those who might benefit from more focused professional attention.

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

www.christopherreeve.org

Toll Free: 1-800-225-0292 Paralysis Resource Center: 973-467-8270 The Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.

Coalition to Support Grieving Students

https://grievingstudents.org

The Coalition’s purpose is to create and share a set of industry-endorsed resources that will empower school communities across America in the ongoing support of their grieving students. They provide education and resources to help support students in response to the death of a loved one, school violence/shootings, etc.

Detox.Com

https://www.detox.com/ptsd/

Information on support for PTSD and Addiction Helpline available 24/7: call 866-351-3840

Family Caregiver Alliance

https://www.caregiver.org/

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.

Hope After Head Injury

https://hopeafterheadinjury.com/

https://hopeafterheadinjury.com/share-your-story/ 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.

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

https://istss.org/public-resources

The International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies is dedicated to sharing information about the effects of trauma and the discovery of programs and services to reduce traumatic stressors and their long-term consequences. For more information, visit this website.

Mental Health America

www.mentalhealthamerica.net

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 Alliance for Grieving Children

https://childrengrieve.org/ https://childrengrieve.org/resources

The National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness about the needs of children and teens who are grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who supports them. The NAGC is a nationwide network to promote best practices, education, and critical resources to support the mental, emotional and physical health of grieving children and their families.

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement (NCSCB

https://www.schoolcrisiscenter.org/

The National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement (NCSCB) at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is dedicated to helping schools support their students through crisis and loss. They assist schools and communities in the U.S. and abroad cope in the aftermath of tragedy in helping to support resilience after crisis and traumatic events. Telephone: 1-877-536-2722

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. Telephone: 1-800-273-8255

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

www.nctsn.org

https://www.nctsn.org/audiences/families-and-caregivers The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) was created to increase access to services for children and families who experience or witness traumatic events. This network provides resources and education about Trauma-Informed Care and how trauma impacts children and families. Telephone: (310) 235-2633

National Center for Victims of Crime

https://victimsofcrime.org/

(202) 467-8700 The National Center for Victims of Crimes 1. Advocates for Stronger Rights, Protections, and Services for Crime Victims, 2. Provides Education, Training, and Evaluation, and 3. Serves as a Trusted Source of Current Information on Victims' Issues. This website helps survivors and families find local assistance, learn about crime and its effects, and browse resources to help victims of crime to rebuild their lives. (Also see VictimConnect Resource Center)

National Human Trafficking Hotline

https://humantraffickinghotline.org/

Human Trafficking is a crime in which traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to control victims for the purpose of engaging in sex acts or labor services against his/her will. If you, or someone you know, are a victim of Human Trafficking, contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or visit this website.

National Institute of Mental Health

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/index.shtml

This website provides mental health education about Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Information includes signs and symptoms of PTSD as well as professional treatment of PTSD. Call 1-866-615-6464 (toll-free) or visit http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/index.shtml

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of more than 150 crisis centers. For assistance, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255), TTY: 1-800-799-4889. The Crisis Text Line is: 741741

Neurocritical Care Society

https://www.neurocriticalcare.org/resources/family-patient-resources

The Neurocritical Care Society provides and advocates for the highest quality of care for patients with critical neurological illness. It promotes skilled and compassionate patient care, professional collaboration, research, training and education, and advocacy. Click the links to learn more about the Neurocritical Care Society and view a PDF of its patient and family brochure.

Office of Disability Employment Policy

www.dol.gov/odep

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is the only non-regulatory federal agency that promotes policies and coordinates with employers and all levels of government to increase workplace success for people with disabilities.

Office of Personal Management, Federal Employment of People with Disabilities

https://www.opm.gov/

The Federal Government is actively recruiting and hiring persons with disabilities. We offer a variety of exciting jobs, competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and opportunities for career advancement.

Phoenix Society—Resources for Parents and Children

https://www.phoenix-society.org/

The Phoenix Society is a strong voice for burn survivors, their families, and their caretakers—advocating that healing is life-long process. They focus on information and resources for families of survivors in recovery.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

https://www.mhanational.org/im-looking-mental-health-help-myself

http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder If you have gone through a traumatic experience, it is normal to feel emotions such as distress, fear, helplessness, guilt, shame, or anger. If these symptoms don't go away over time, you may have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Visit this website from Mental Health America to find out about PTSD and ways you can help yourself or a family member who may be suffering from PTSD.

Rehabilitation Services Administration

https://rsa.ed.gov/

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.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline (SAMHSA)

www.samhsa.gov

This helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish. The SAMHSA website also offers a treatment locator to identify local mental health providers. For assistance, call 1-800-662-HELP, TTY: 1-800-487-4889

The Friends and Family of Chic Kelly

http://www.chickelly.com

The Friends and Family of Chic Kelly is dedicated to improving the quality of life for victims of spinal cord injury (SCI). It provides funding for SCI individuals to help with educational, physical, or medical needs. It is also committed to finding a cure for spinal cord injury. Visit the website to find out more information and how get involved

Tri-State Advocacy Project

http://www.tristateadvocacy.com/

1(877)774-6380 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. Click the link to see how the Tri-State Advocacy Project could help your family

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.

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

http://www.sptsusa.org/

1-800-273-8255 The mission of the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide is to reduce the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides by encouraging public awareness through the development and promotion of educational training programs.

Teen Line

www.teenlineonline.org

Call 1-800-852-8336 or Text “TEEN” to 839863 TEEN LINE was created in 1980 by a group of mental health professionals who, through their personal work with teenagers, realized that a more inclusive approach to adolescent mental health was needed. After extensive research and consultation, TEEN LINE – a teen-to-teen hotline with community outreach services – was born.

The Trevor Project

www.thetrevorproject.org

866-488-7386 (Crisis Lifeline for LGBTQ Youth) or Text ‘START” to 678-678 Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Understood

www.understood.org

Understood is a combined effort from 15 nonprofit organizations that have joined together to support parents of children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey. They provide information and resources to help parents to help their children unlock their strengths and reach their full potential. The professionals who advise parents on Understood include educators, learning and attention specialists, physicians, psychologists, lawyers and more. They share a commitment to children with learning and attention issues.

U.S. Department of Education

https://www2.ed.gov/parents/needs/speced/iepguide/index.html

The purpose of this guidance is to assist educators, parents, and state and local educational agencies in implementing the requirements of Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) regarding Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for children with disabilities, including preschool-aged children. Telephone: 1-800-872-5327

U.S. Department of Education’s Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

https://sites.ed.gov/idea/

Find information for children with disabilities and their families who want to explore resources on infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities.

VictimConnect Resource Center

VictimConnect.org

1-855-4VICTIM (1-855-484-2846) Chat.VictimConnect.org The VictimConnect Resource Center is a referral helpline where crime victims can learn about their rights and options confidentially and compassionately. As a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime, it combines: a telephone-based helpline, online chat, online information, and service referrals.

You Can NOT Be Replaced

www.youcannotbereplaced.com

You Can NOT Be Replaced began in 2012 after the loss of a 7th student to suicide from our local high school. Our goal is to reduce the factors that can contribute to someone in crisis while empowering young people and families to improve relationships, communication, and trust.

Youth.gov

https://youth.gov/

This is a U.S. government website that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs. Included are youth facts, funding information, and tools to help you assess community assets, generate maps of local and federal resources, search for evidence-based youth programs, and keep up-to-date on the latest, youth-related news.


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