New this month to the American Trauma Society’s Trauma Survivors Network
Looking for a peer to chat with?
We've updated our support forum to help you get connected to fellow trauma survivors. Feel free to add a post explaining who you are and who you would like to chat with. Don't forget you can use the private messaging option if you prefer a private chat.
NextSteps Online is now enrolling!
Classes are starting this month. The NextSteps program is based on the principles of self-management. The self-management approach to health recognizes that YOU play the most important role in your recovery.
Join the Trauma Survivors Network (TSN) for free today! Learn more about your injuries from the experts and connect with other survivors. Share your experiences, learn how to better manage your life after a serious injury and gain support and hope from others.Learn More
Join the Trauma Survivors Network (TSN) for free today! Connect with family and friends through CarePages© and learn more about your trauma center and what to expect in the hours and days after the injury. Benefit from programs and services available to you and your loved one as you move together on the road to recovery.Learn More
Join the Trauma Survivors Network (TSN) as a member hospital and partner with the American Trauma Society in providing the services that patients and families tell us they need to navigate their stay in the hospital and help them on the road to recovery.Learn More
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(12/04/13) The CDC today, released the National Health Security Preparedness Index (NHSPI), a new way to measure and advance the nation’s readiness to protect people during a disaster or public health emergency. Check out the results for your state....
(12/02/13) A train derailment in the Bronx yesterday took the life of 4 and injured over 65 riders. Hear from Dr. Ernest Patti from St. Barnabas hospital who discussed the Level I facility's response and the nature of the ...read more
TRAUMA SURVIVOR MIKE MUTCHLER TALKS ABOUT HIS INJURIES AND TSN
What was your trauma?
The cause of my trauma was from a motor vehicle accident June 11, 2009. I was extricated and airlifted to University of MD Shock Trauma. My individual trauma extended from a right ankle fracture, to a fractured pelvis—breaking every bone in my right leg. In addition to several other minor breaks, I also suffered a head trauma. I was unconscious for several weeks, had ...read more