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Community Resources

Trauma Survivors Support Group

For more information contact Regena Young at 423-778-5620 or Regena.Young@erlanger.org

Our support group is part of the Trauma Survivor's Network, a community of patients and families who are looking to connect with one another and rebuild their lives after a serious injury


Training Courses & Events

  • Matter of Balance Training Courses to help older adults reduce their risk of falling. For more information, contact: regena.young@erlanger.org or call 423-855-6113.
  • Fall Prevention Awareness Event, Sept. 2017.

Local Resources

CABIA – Chattanooga Area Brain Injury Association

Erlanger Trauma Services proudly supports the Chattanooga Brain Injury Association and encourages you to attend the March 21, 2018 CABIA Annual Educational Conference. With two presentations by Erlanger physicians and trauma staff related to TBIs in the Geriatric Population and Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury, this conference brings healthcare professionals, caregivers, and patients together to discuss topics that affect themselves and TBI survivors.

Contact:
Lisa J. Morgan, CTRS
Executive Director/Service CoordinatorChattanooga Area Brain Injury Association
One Siskin Plaza
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Phone: 423-634-1572
Cell: 423-413-3203
Fax: 423-634-4542

Facebook: http://facebook.com/chattanoogabraininjury


1N3 

The 1N3 mission is to educate the public on how their choices matter, through real life stories of the impact of driving under the influence and the ripple effect that follows. In addition, the organization encourages forgiveness as part of the healing process, to those who grieve in the aftermath of this 100 percent preventable crime.

Contact:
1N3
2288 Gunbarrel Rd., Suite 154-158
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Website: www.iam1n3.org
Email: info@iam1n3.org
Phone: 423-710-8754 or 423-402-01N3 (0163)


AFSP 

AFSP raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources and aid 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.

AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.  AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health by engaging in the following core strategies:

  • Funding scientific research
  • Educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention
  • Advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention
  • Supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide in our mission

Suicide Facts and Figures

If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-Talk (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.

 


Other Resources

Commit to Distraction-Free Driving - Government website reminding drivers of the deadly consequences of driving while texting.

Kohl's Safe and Sound - Pediatric injury prevention program through Children's Hospital at Erlanger