Riverside University Health System – Medical Center (209)

Riverside University Health System Medical Center is located in Moreno Valley and is the area’s premier, American College of Surgeons verified Level 1 adult trauma center and REMSA designated Level 2 pediatric trauma center. Our multidisciplinary, highly skilled staff and medical center are equipped with to handle the thousands of patients we see yearly that have been injured. Working with our first responders, we can start quality trauma care even before reaching the hospital. Once arriving to the hospital after an injury, you will be greeted with a collaborative skilled team of board-certified surgeons, providers, and nurses, respiratory therapists, child-life specialists, social workers all trained to expedite best-practice care for you and your loved ones. Throughout your stay, you will be visited by our extensive team to treat the whole you. Our compassionate physical, occupational, and speech therapists paved your way to recovery. Our mental health team can provide resources ranging from substance abuse treatment to connecting you with appropriate after care and counselling. Our social and case managers will offer valuable programs available throughout the community. Why does our team works endlessly 24/7? Because you matter.

TSN Coordinator


Kelly Smith
Email Coordinator

26520 Cactus Ave
Moreno Valley, California, 92555

work: 19514864212

Website(s) https://www.ruhealth.org/medical-center/medical-services/trauma-services

Upcoming Programs & Events

May is Trauma Awareness Month!

May 2024 – The entire month of May is focused on raising awareness for trauma survivors, their family/friends, and the trauma professionals who go above and beyond every day. Learn more here .

National Trauma Survivors Day!

May 15, 2024 – The 3rd Wednesday in May is National Trauma Survivors Day! We celebrate together the strength and resiliency of trauma survivors, their family/friends, and the trauma professionals who go above and beyond every day. Learn more here.

NextSteps Online

Ongoing The NextSteps program is a free 6-week self management course designed to recognize that YOU play the most important role in your recovery. based on the principles of self-management. It uses techniques that have been scientifically proven to increase one’s self confidence and sense of empowerment. NextSteps teaches you the skills to become an active self manager of your health and your life. Learn more here.




Community Resources

Take my hand


Safe, confidential, free peer support available via text or call

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County Mental Health Triage Services


Connect with a wide-range of resources including clinics, crisis lines, family support, suicide interventions

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Prevention and early intervention programs


Programs offered through Riverside County for parenting, family, youth, young adults, trauma recovery, and older adults

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It’s up to us


Offers support and opportunities for those experiencing mental health challenges

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Office of aging


Offers 27 different programs and services to the older adult, their families and caregivers

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The Untied Way 211


Assists with basic needs like housing, food, and transportation

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Victims of Crime


Resources available to help victims of crime rebuild their lives

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Alcoholics Anonymous


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 Sucide 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)

ADA National Network


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 Chronic Pain Association


Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals. The information and tools on this site can help you to better understand your pain and work more effectively with your health care team toward a higher quality of life. ·

Amputee Coalition


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. Toll-Free: 888/267-5669

Anxiety and Depression Association of America


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


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. ·

Family Caregiver Alliance


The Family Caregiver Alliance addresses the needs of family and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home. It provides support, information, and tools to manage the complex demands of caregiving. These include online support and resources, navigators to help locate support services by state, and the National Center on Caregiving which unites research, policy, and practice to develop cost-effective programs for caregivers. Click the link to find out more about how FCA could help you or your family.

Hope after Head Injury


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 Center for PTSD


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. Telephone: 1-800-273-8255

California Resources for Independent Living



SAFE Support


Provides support, resources, and help to victims of traffic collisions

Take Action for Mental Health


As part of California’s ongoing mental health movement, the Take Action for Mental Health campaign is designed to help you check in, learn more, and get support for your own mental health or the mental health of someone you care about.

Veterans Crisis Line


24/7 access to free confidential support for veterans, their families, and friends. Access to a real qualified person via call, text or online chat

Riverside County Suicide prevention coalition


Working collectively in Riverside county to eliminate suicide attempts and deaths by increasing resources and supports

CARES line


Substance use and community access, referral, evaluation and support provided through the RUHS behavioral health services

Victim Services


Victim Services is a division of the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office designated to ensure victims are informed and supported throughout the criminal justice process. Victim Services Specialists work closely with prosecutors and are specially trained and educated to help children, elders, disabled persons and violent crime victims.