Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Wake Forest Baptist Health

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, located in Winston Salem, N.C., is a Level 1 trauma center for western North Carolina as well as parts of Southern Virginia and Tennessee. A Level 1 trauma center has the doctors, equipment and staff to treat patients with severe traumatic and complicated injures. Our facility has the only Level 1 Pediatric Emergency Department in the state of North Carolina. The doctors and nurses who take care of trauma patients have specialized training which helps them provide care for patients with traumatic injuries. In addition, they train other doctors and nurses how to care for trauma patients through their connection with Wake Forest School of Medicine. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center desires to teach excellence in clinical medicine, research, patient care, and community service. We offer doctor experts in more than 100 areas of medicine. Brenner Children’s Hospital, the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Heart Center and the Institute for Regenerative Medicine are just a few examples of the resources available to patients.


TSN Coordinator
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Danielle Drye, EDS/MA, LPCA, LCASA, NCC ddrye Email Coordinator

Address
Medical Center Blvd
Winston Salem, North Carolina

Telephone
work: 336-716-1439

Email
ddrye@wakehealth.edu

Website
Wake Forest Baptist Health Trauma Center
Wake Forest Baptist Health Orthopaedics

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Trauma Survivors Support Group

Last Wednesday of Every Month • 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm

Trauma survivors and family members are provided with the opportunity to come together as a group to support each other in their recovery process. Different topics will be covered each month. Please contact Danielle Drye if you are interested in attending the monthly support groups. Learn more

Family and Friends Snack and Chat- Trauma ICU

Every Thursday • 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Family and friends of patients admitted to our Trauma Center are invited to take time to relax, have a snack and learn more about the emotional impact of trauma. Learn more

Family and Friends Snack and Chat- Trauma Floor

Every Thursday • 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Family and friends of patients admitted to our Trauma Center are invited to take time to relax, have a snack and learn more about the emotional impact of trauma. Learn more

NextSteps Self Management Course

Spring 2015 • 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm

NextSteps is an interactive program to help you manage your life after a serious injury. It will help you explore the ways your life has changed and how you can move forward. The online version of the course is enrolling now for the October 30th start date! The in-person version is taking enrollees for a spring 2015 start date. Our in-person version of NextSteps, will be co-lead by Pat Showalter, a 20 year trauma survivor, and Danielle Drye, coordinator for the TSN program at WFBH. To enroll, you must contact Danielle Drye either by email or by phone at (336) 716-1439. A minimum of 6 people must confirm enrollment to begin the in-person course. Learn more

Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group - (Coming Soon)

Meets once a quarter. First meeting date TBD. • 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm

We are in the initial phases of development of a traumatic brain injury support group. Please contact Danielle Drye if you are interested in being involved in the implementation of this support group. Family and friends are welcome. Learn more

SpiNet: Spinal Cord Injury Support Group

Third Thursday of every month • 6:00 pm

SpiNet offers individuals with a spinal cord injury, as well as their family and friends to come together as peers, friends, and mentors in a variety of community based leisure activities. Learn more

Live Again: Amputee Support Group

Third Thursday of Every Month • 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm

A support group for amputees and family. This is a voluntary support group aimed at offering an open, informal and welcoming forum in which to meet new friends and create a supportive and informative environment to any in need. Learn more