Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

MetroHealth Medical Center

Thumb_mh_3c_logo_vertical_univer_jpg
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. 

Most recently, The MetroHealth System, the flagship hospital for the region's Trauma Survivors Network and Trauma Recovery Resources has began an innovative development with the support of the Northern Ohio Trauma System (NOTS) to regionalize Trauma Recovery Resources and bring support and mentorship to all affected by major physical injury and loss in our city, county, region, and state. 


Upcoming Programs & Events

PEER SUPPORT HOLIDAY POTLUCK

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2014 • 6:00-7:30PM

WE WILL BE GATHERING ON THURSDAY EVENING TO CELEBRATE ALL OF THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS THAT 2014 HAS BROUGHT AND ALL OF THE HOPE 2015 HOLDS. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO JOIN US. BRINGING SOMETHING TO SHARE IS NOT NECESSARY, WE WILL HAVE FOOD AND DRINK A'PLENTY. *TONIGHT'S GROUP WILL BE INFORMAL IN NATURE. NO SPEAKERS OR TOPICS ARE SCHEDULED. Learn more

AMPUTEE PEER SUPPORT

TUESDAY JANUARY 13, 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. Learn more

TRAUMA SURVIVORS PEER SUPPORT GROUP

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2015 • 6:00pm

Have you or a loved one experienced a major physical injury as a result of a traumatic event? Have you ever wondered if anyone else has gone through what you are going through? Have questions about your recovery or how to help someone through recovery? Then this is the right place for you! - Come meet other trauma survivors 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. Learn more