University Health System participates in many of TSN’s programs to provide resources and reassurance to you and your family. Each program is a unique opportunity to get involved and get better with other survivors who can share in your ongoing physical and emotional recovery.
Uncertainty, pain, anxiety and frustration often follow a traumatic incident.
With peer visitation, you have an opportunity to talk with a trained peer visitor who has lived through the trauma recovery experience. Your peer visitor can offer understanding and empathy unlike anyone else.
Peer Support Groups
It is helpful to talk with others facing similar challenges after a traumatic experience. This peer group setting offers a safe space to share the unique highs and lows of your recovery and receive encouragement from the group.
This program emphasizes the benefits of self-management. NextSteps teaches you how to take control of your recovery with self confidence and a sense of optimism about your future.
Traumatic injury can cause changes that overwhelm your family and friends.
These changes can lead to feelings of frustration, guilt or sadness. The Family Class helps you and your supporters prepare for the future together.
In addition to the TSN programs listed, you may also benefit from these resources during your recovery:
This worksheet allows you to highlight your strengths and resources, and outlines the potential challenges you may face.
Patient & Family Handbook
This valuable guide helps you better understand the most common types of traumatic injuries and their treatments. There is also space to add notes and questions for your care team.
This nearly comprehensive resource covers all aspects of trauma. From diagnosis and treatment to pain management and rehabilitation, you will find access to valuable, easy-to-understand information about your condition and care.