ProMedica Toledo Hospital (202)

 

50 Best Hospitals in America! We’re proud to be named one of Healthgrades® America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ for six consecutive years(2018 – 2023). This award recognizes the top 1 percent of hospitals in the nation for exhibiting clinical excellence for at least four consecutive years.

Proudly located in West Toledo, ProMedica Toledo Hospital:

  • Is the largest acute care facility in the Toledo area.
  • Serves a 27-county area in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan.
  • Houses 794 hospital beds.
  • Employs more than 4,800 health care professionals.
  • Is comprised of more than 1,000 primary care and specialty doctors, the largest board-certified medical staff in our entire area.

 

Who we are

ProMedica Toledo Hospital is northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan’s premier Level 1 Trauma Center dedicated to providing high quality trauma care to the region’s most severely injured patients. For over 25 years ProMedica Toledo Hospital’s Level 1 Trauma Center has received accreditation by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for outstanding trauma care.

 

The trauma team is on duty 24 hours a day to provide emergency care to injured patients. This includes initial evaluation and resuscitation, surgical care, management in our trauma surgical intensive care and nursing units, operative management, rehabilitation and outpatient care. Our trauma team is led by trauma surgeons who coordinate care with other specialists including neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, and any other specialty surgeons and physicians who may be needed to care for each patient’s unique injuries.

 

A large number of nursing and other staff members are also a part of the trauma team, including pre-hospital providers, radiology, pharmacy, laboratory, respiratory, pastoral care, social services, rehabilitative medicine and support staff.  ProMedica Toledo Hospital’s trauma team cares for approximately 3000 trauma patients each year.

 

ProMedica Toledo Hospital Trauma Services has an ongoing commitment to research and education.   We are a leading provider of injury prevention and community outreach educational opportunities.   Much of our data collection is used to support research and evidenced-based care initiatives.  Toledo Hospital’s trauma program is also supported by residents (physicians in training) in surgery, orthopedics and emergency medicine, thereby training future trauma care providers.

 

 

 

 

TSN Coordinator

Jennifer Franks
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Email Coordinator

Address
2109 Hughes Drive
Toledo , Ohio, 43606

Telephone
work: 419-291-4000


Upcoming Programs & Events

Virtual Support Group for Trauma Survivors

Wednesday, August 30th • 6:30-8pm ESTThis Month;s Topic: “Even If We’re Breaking Down, We’ll Find a Way to Break Through” Support groups are free, 90 minute online groups to support survivors of physical injury


Community Resources

Ohio Victims of Crime

https://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/individuals-and-families/victims/apply-for-victims-compensation Ohio victims of crime compensation program

VINE Victim Information Notification Everyday

https://www.vinelink.com/#state-selection Information for victims of crime in Ohio

Children’s Advocacy Center

http://www.fcapc.org/childrens-advocacy-center.html Provide resources to reduce the trauma that children and families experience during the investigation and prosecution process following traumatic events, such as child abuse ​

LUCAS COUNTY DOMESTIC ABUSE RESOURCES

https://co.lucas.oh.us/3179/Resources

Gabby’s Grief Center

https://gabbysgriefcenter.org/ Grief counseling and support services for trauma victims and their families

Brain Injury Association of Ohio Support Groups

https://www.biaoh.org/support-groups Provide brain injured patients and their families support resources

PTSD Counseling Services in Toledo, Ohio

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/treatment-rehab/oh/toledo?category=trauma-and-ptsd Support groups for trauma victims and families suffering from PTSD related to trauma

Harbor Trauma Informed CAre

https://www.harbor.org/services/trauma-informed-care Provide supportive resources to victims of trauma

Alcoholics Anonymous

www.aa.org Alcoholics Anonymous provides support and resources for people who struggle with a drinking problem or substance abuse. Confidential group meetings are available throughout the United States and Canada. Use the online locator to find the group and times that meet nearest you.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

www.afsp.org 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.

Al-Anon Family Groups

www.al-anon.org 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] Canada: Telephone: (613) 723-8484 Email: [email protected]

Americans with Disabilities Act

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

ADA National Network

www.adata.org 1-800-949-4232 The ADA National Network provides information, guidance and training on how to implement the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in order to support the mission of the ADA to “assure equality of opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency for individuals with disabilities.” ADA specialists help families address complex questions on a wide range of ADA topics such as reasonable accommodations at work, building codes for new construction projects, accessible housing, and transitioning from school to work. ADA specialists also address questions about other disability laws, such as the Fair Housing Act, the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act, and the Rehabilitation Act

American Trauma Society

www.amtrauma.org/ The American Trauma Society is dedicated to the elimination of needless death and disability from injury. For 50 years, the ATS has served as an advocate for the trauma care system, trauma prevention programs, and survivors of trauma and their families throughout the United States. Our mission is to Save Lives, Improve Care, & Empower Survivors.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

https://www.adaa.org/ The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders through education, practice, and research. It helps people understand the disorders and educates them about scientifically supported treatments so they can make informed decisions. It also supports professionals who provide treatment and conduct research. Click the link to learn how ADAA could help you or your family.

Brain Injury Association of America

https://www.biausa.org The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) works to advance awareness, research, treatment, and education to improve the quality of life for adults and children affected by brain injury. BIAA is dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury. It has a network of state affiliates, local chapters, and support groups.

Amputee Coalition

www.amputee-coalition.org https://www.amputee-coalition.org/resources/understand-limb-loss/ The mission of the Amputee Coalition is to reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention. Resources and information for children, adults, and families.

Brainline

www.brainline.org 703-998-2020 Brainline provides education and resources about Brain Injury and PTSD for both adult and pediatric survivors and their families. They focus on treatment and recovery information for moderate to severe TBI symptoms in both adults and children.

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

www.christopherreeve.org 1-800-225-0292 The Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy. National Human Trafficking Hotline

National Human Trafficking Hotline

https://humantraffickinghotline.org/ Human Trafficking is a crime in which traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to control victims for the purpose of engaging in sex acts or labor services against his/her will. If you, or someone you know, are a victim of Human Trafficking, contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888, or visit this website.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of more than 150 crisis centers. For assistance, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255), TTY: 1-800-799-4889. The Crisis Text Line is: 741741

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder If you have gone through a traumatic experience, it is normal to feel emotions such as distress, fear, helplessness, guilt, shame, or anger. If these symptoms don’t go away over time, you may have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Visit this website from Mental Health America to find out about PTSD and ways you can help yourself or a family member who may be suffering from PTSD.

United Spinal Association

https://unitedspinal.org United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D), including veterans, and providing support and information to loved ones, care providers, and professionals. Its goal is to provide people living with SCI/D with active lifestyle information, peer support, advocacy, and services that maximize their independence and enable them to remain active in their communities. Visit the website for more information.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline (SAMHSA)

https://www.samhsa.gov/capt/tools-learning-resources/coping-traumatic-events-resources This helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish. The SAMHSA website also offers a treatment locator to identify local mental health providers. For assistance, call 1-800-662-HELP, TTY: 1-800-487-4889, or visit www.samhsa.gov/

National Center for PTSD

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/ The National Center for PTSD offers national resources for trauma survivors and families, which includes information about PTSD, resources such as the PTSD Coach Online, and videos from other survivors and professionals.

Hope After Head Injury

https://www.hopeafterheadinjury.com/links—resources Hope After Head Injury exists to bring hope to those who have been impacted by brain injury in their life, whether going through the experience themselves or caring for a loved one. They understand that the journey through head trauma is a road that when walked alone can be scary and lonely. Through the voices of brain injury survivors and caregivers they provide awareness, encouragement, and hope. Click the link to learn more about Hope After Head Injury.

National Institute of Mental Health

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/index.shtml This website provides mental health education about Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Information includes signs and symptoms of PTSD as well as professional treatment of PTSD. Call 1-866-615-6464 (toll-free) or visit http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/index.shtml

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Youth Violence Prevention Resources

www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/youthviolence/index.html 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.

Coalition to Support Grieving Students

https://grievingstudents.org 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

https://childrengrieve.org/ 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.

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

http://www.sptsusa.org/ 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.