Prisma Health Children’s Hospital – Midlands (141)


Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands, in Columbia, is South Carolina’s first children’s hospital and has more than 150,000 children’s visits each year. We offer more than 30 subspecialties to meet the unique health care needs of children.

In 2016, we became the first American College of Surgeon’s Pediatric Verified Trauma Center in South Carolina. Approximately 350 injured children are seen each year, with approximately 310 being admitted. Our dedicated multidisciplinary team is committed to serving injured children with quality care from prevention to rehabilitation.

TSN Coordinator


Kenishia Golden-Smith, DHA, MS
Email Coordinator

7 Medical Park Dr., Suite 7129
Columbia, South Carolina, 29203

work: (803) 434-2633

[email protected]

Website(s) Prisma Health Children’s Trauma Center

Upcoming Programs & Events

May 16, 2024 • gates open at 6:00pm; game starts at 7pm

May 16, 2024 • 7:05pm

You’re invited to join the Trauma Survivors Network in celebrating trauma survivors and their families at the Columbia Fireflies game! Meet trauma survivors, their families, and Prisma Health Richland Hospital and Children’s Hospital trauma team members for a fun night at the ballpark! Around 6:45pm, the first pitch will be thrown by a trauma survivor and the kids (survivors themselves or family of survivors or team members) will take the field as Future Fireflies with the players. Don’t miss it! For trauma survivors and their families, Tickets are free; deadline to order is May 9th. ORDER TICKETS HERE: Each ticket includes a Fireflies baseball hat, $10 gift card for concessions, and free parking pass. For Prisma Health team members Tickets are $11 each; deadline to order is May 15th. ORDER TICKETS HERE: Each ticket includes a Fireflies baseball hat, and each team member will receive a $10 gift card for concessions If your child would like to be a Future Firefly and run on the field with the players during introductions, please email Lara Peck at [email protected]. You will need to arrive by 6:20pm to participate. Questions? Contact [email protected] or 803-434-6231


Community Resources

Al-Anon Family Groups

Al-Anon offers resources and support to family members and friends of someone who struggles with problem drinking or substance abuse. United States: Telephone: (757) 563-1600 Toll-free Meeting Line: (888) 425-2666 Email: [email protected]

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Mission: Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide. Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

Americans with Disabilities Act

The ADA website provides information and technical assistance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. 1-800-514-0301 (voice) 1-800-514-0383 (TTY)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

1-800-232-4636 TTY: 888-232-6348 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention funds national research and specializes in health education, resources, and raising awareness. Youth violence is a serious problem that can have lasting harmful effects on victims and their family, friends, and communities. Youth Violence Prevention efforts should aim to reduce factors that place youth at risk for perpetrating violence, and promote factors that protect youth at risk for violence. Many prevention tools have been developed and implemented; many of these prevention programs and strategies have been evaluated, and found to be effective at preventing violence and related behaviors among youth.

Child Help

1-800- 4-A-Child (1-800- 422-4453) The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.

Child Mind Institute

The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. The Child Mind Institute has prepared free trauma resources to aid parents, educators, and other adults in talking to children and adolescents about potentially traumatic events and identifying those who might benefit from more focused professional attention.

Coalition to Support Grieving Students

The Coalition’s purpose is to create and share a set of industry-endorsed resources that will empower school communities across America in the ongoing support of their grieving students. They provide education and resources to help support students in response to the death of a loved one, school violence/shootings, etc.

National Alliance for Grieving Children

The National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness about the needs of children and teens who are grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who supports them. The NAGC is a nationwide network to promote best practices, education, and critical resources to support the mental, emotional and physical health of grieving children and their families.

U.S. Department of Education

The purpose of this guidance is to assist educators, parents, and state and local educational agencies in implementing the requirements of Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) regarding Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for children with disabilities, including preschool-aged children.

U.S. Department of Education’s Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Find information for children with disabilities and their families who want to explore resources on infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities

You Can NOT Be Replaced

You Can NOT Be Replaced began in 2012 after the loss of a 7th student to suicide from our local high school. Our goal is to reduce the factors that can contribute to someone in crisis while empowering young people and families to improve relationships, communication, and trust.

This is a U.S. government website that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs. Included are youth facts, funding information, and tools to help you assess community assets, generate maps of local and federal resources, search for evidence-based youth programs, and keep up-to-date on the latest, youth-related news.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) was created to increase access to services for children and families who experience or witness traumatic events. This network provides resources and education about Trauma-Informed Care and how trauma impacts children and families.

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

The mission of the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide is to reduce the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides by encouraging public awareness through the development and promotion of educational training programs.

Teen Line

Call 1-800-852-8336 or Text “TEEN” to 839863 TEEN LINE was created in 1980 by a group of mental health professionals who, through their personal work with teenagers, realized that a more inclusive approach to adolescent mental health was needed. After extensive research and consultation, TEEN LINE – a teen-to-teen hotline with community outreach services – was born.


Understood is a combined effort from 15 nonprofit organizations that have joined together to support parents of children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey. They provide information and resources to help parents to help their children unlock their strengths and reach their full potential. The professionals who advise parents on Understood include educators, learning and attention specialists, physicians, psychologists, lawyers and more. They share a commitment to children with learning and attention issues.

Brain Injury Association of South Carolina

Providing support and education to individuals with traumatic brain injury, their families, and professionals. Bringing about changes in knowledge, attitudes, and behavior to prevent brain injuries and the violence that often causes brain injuries. Supporting the advancement of scientific knowledge to improve the quality of life and to develop new treatments to protect the brain. Through progressive public awareness programs and training conferences for professionals, staff, and families.