If you are in the USA and in need of emergency support please call 911 immediately.
Solace for Mothers solaceformothers.org
“Solace for Mothers is pleased to offer two online communities; a discussion board for women who have personally experienced a traumatic birth and a Yahoo! group for the families, caregivers and advocates for those women.”
Medically Induced Trauma Support Services mitss.org
“Medically Induced Trauma Support Services (MITSS), Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in June of 2002 whose mission is “To Support Healing and Restore Hope” to patients, families, and clinicians who have been affected by an adverse medical event.”
US Department of Veteran Affairs ptsd.va.gov
“To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.”
Trauma Survivors Network (For Traumatic Injury) traumasurvivorsnetwork.org”
“The Trauma Survivors Network (TSN) was developed by the American Trauma Society (ATS) to help trauma centers provide the support and services patients and their families need during their recovery from serious injury.”
Sidran Institute sidran.org
“Because many people underestimate the developmental, emotional, psychological, and spiritual injuries that can result when people experience or witness traumatic events, Sidran Traumatic Stress Institute, Inc. (formerly Foundation) is a nonprofit organization of international scope that helps people understand, recover from, and treat traumatic stress (including PTSD), dissociative disorders, and co-occurring issues, such as addictions, self injury, and suicidality.”
Victims of Crime victimsofcrime.org
“The National Center for Victims of Crime has a number of resources available to assist victims of crime. Our National Help Line, VictimConnect, provides help for victims of any crime nationwide, and can be reached by phone at 1-855-484-2846 or by online chat.”
Victims Connect victimconnect.org
The VictimConnect Resource Center is a referral helpline where crime victims can learn about their rights and options confidentially and compassionately.
NOVA’s mission is to champion dignity and compassion for those harmed by crime and crisis.
*Please note some of these services may have online support or information people in other countries may find useful. Trauma & Co. is an international project first created in England. We are continuously updating these pages and hope to increase our international resources as we move forward. If you have relevant, useful resource links for us to review please contact us
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Last updated 2017 – please let us know if you have more up to date information.