Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

MetroHealth Medical Center

Thumb_220px-towers_from_q_park MetroHealth Medical Center

The MetroHealth System is one of the largest, most comprehensive health care providers in Northeast Ohio, serving the medical needs of the Greater Cleveland community since 1837. MetroHealth is an academic health care system committed to our communities by saving lives, restoring health, promoting wellness, and providing outstanding, life-long care accessible to all. MetroHealth System's Division of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care operates the Trauma Center, in addition to the Surgical Critical Care Units and the Comprehensive Burn Care Center. The hospital is verified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center, and the Comprehensive Burn Care Center is verified by the American Burn Association. Additionally, MetroHealth Medical Center serves as the major referral hospital and tertiary care center for Western Cuyahoga County. The Trauma Center is one of the busiest in the nation, with nearly 3,000 admissions related to trauma per year. The 27-bed Surgical Intensive Care Unit admits more than 2,000 critically ill surgical patients per year. The Comprehensive Burn Care Center treats more than 1,700 outpatient and inpatient burn injuries each year. Also, MetroHealth Medical Center is home to the first air medical program in the area, Metro Life Flight. Since its inception in 1982, our priorities are to provide the highest level of care to those in need while implementing the highest safety standards in the industry. The MetroHealth Trauma Center consists of an outstanding group of medical professionals, support personnel, communication specialists, and many more individuals necessary to remain committed to patient-centered care and intervention.

Upcoming Programs & Events

AMPUTEE PEER SUPPORT-Guest Speaker Motor Cars Mobility

TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2015 • 6:00pm

This group is for individuals that have experienced an amputation and their families. - Come meet others who understand the ups and downs of the recovery process. - Come hear trauma survivors share their personal stories of strength and recovery after a traumatic injury. - Learn and discuss ways of building personal strength and confidence after a life-changing injury. - Snacks and drinks provided. -Parking will be validated. Please park in the parking garage/lot across from the main entrance of the main towers. Once you enter the building, the front desk can provide you with assistance or directions to our location. You can also have me paged at 216-207-7212. Learn more

Trauma Survivors Support Group Meeting

JULY 23rd, 2015 @ 6:00pm • 6:00-7:00pm

The Trauma Survivors Support Group meeting is designed to provide a safe place for individuals who have experienced severe injury to help themselves and others through their recoveries. Traumatic injury touches patients and families in many ways. Survivors face physical, emotional, social, and financial problems after a trauma. It can be helpful to talk with others who have been through trauma and are recovering. The TSN provides a support group where survivors and their family members can share experiences and inspire one another. The TSN coordinator, Sarah Hendrickson, facilitates the group meetings. Other professionals may be invited to speak at the meetings to lead discussions and provide ongoing education and resources. The meetings are free of charge and are open to patients, families, and friends/caregivers. Parking is validated, so remember to bring your parking ticket with you. Light refreshments and snacks are provided. Learn more

Support Trauma and Recovery (STAR)

September 10th, 2015 • 12:00-1:00 pm

MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute of Ohio presents the Support Trauma and Recovery (STAR) Group. The group meets at the Terrace Level of the Old Brooklyn Campus. Parking on the third floor of the covered garage--take the elevator to the Terrace Level. All groups are held in either Room T-65 or ST-025. All groups are held on a Thursday. All groups are from 12-1:00pm. Family and Friends are Welcome! We hope to see you there! Learn more


MAY 20TH 2015 • ALL DAY

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August 13 Trauma Survivors Meeting

August 13, 2015 • 6 p.m.

Join us for our monthly Trauma Survivors Support Group Meeting in room Rammelkamp 172 G @ 6PM! Family and friends, ages 18+, are welcome and encouaged to come with for additional support. Some common discussion topics include: surviving the hospital stay, family life, getting back on track, thinking about the trauma, and finding additional resources. Learn more