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.

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.