Source:

Nursing2015

April 2008, Volume 38 Number 4 , p 23 - 23 [FREE]

Author

  • Jane Benner MS(LIS)

Abstract

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TELL BURN VICTIMS seeking psychological support or practical advice to check out these online resources.

 

http://www.burnsupportgroupsdatabase.com

 

A key feature of this site is a searchable database of international burn organizations and burn camps.

 

http://www.burnsurvivor.org

 

This resource for burn survivors and burn care professionals focuses on the emotional side of burn care. The Heart & Soul Re-entry Program is designed to help young burn survivors transition from the hospital to normal life.

 

http://www.burnsurvivorsonline.com

 

A service of the World Burn Foundation, this site offers several forums and chat rooms.

 

http://www.phoenix-society.org

 

Among the programs at this site:

 

* Behavioral and Enhancement Skills Tools (BEST) offers practical tools to help burn victims and their families get back to their lives.

 

* Burn Support News publishes articles on burn recovery. Users also will find current news about the burn community.

 

* The Journey Back is a program designed to help burn victims return to school.

 

* Survivors Offering Assistance in Recovery (SOAR) is designed to train burn survivors and their families interested in volunteering.

 

TELL BURN VICTIMS seeking psychological support or practical advice to check out these online resources.

Burn Support Groups Database

http://www.burnsupportgroupsdatabase.com

A key feature of this site is a searchable database of international burn organizations and burn camps.

http://www.burnsurvivor.org

This resource for burn survivors and burn care professionals focuses on the emotional side of burn care. The Heart & Soul Re-entry Program is designed to help young burn survivors transition from the hospital to normal life.

Burn Survivors Online

http://www.burnsurvivorsonline.com

A service of the World Burn Foundation, this site offers several forums and chat rooms.

Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, Inc.

http://www.phoenix-society.org

Among the programs at this site:

* Behavioral and Enhancement Skills Tools (BEST) offers practical tools to help burn victims and their families get back to their lives.

* Burn Support News publishes articles on burn recovery. Users also will find current news about the burn community.

* The Journey Back is a program designed to help burn victims return to school.

* Survivors Offering Assistance in Recovery (SOAR) is designed to train burn survivors and their families interested in volunteering.