5 Ways to Keep Connected After Phoenix World Burn Congress

Phoenix WBC 2014 attendees - a record number - line the mall at  the Walk of Remembrance

Phoenix World Burn Congress 2014 wrapped up two weeks ago with record attendance of over 1,000 people attending the annual, international conference.

The conference offers a unique and powerful opportunity for people to come together to offer support, increase their knowledge of burn recovery, and share inspiring stories. For many burn survivors, this is their first opportunity to connect with others on the journey of burn recovery. It can be a profound and life-changing experience. So naturally, it can be difficult to transition back to “normal” life after the conference.

Connections are a big part of the reason that Phoenix WBC is so powerful, so we want to help keep those connections alive throughout the year. Here are 5 ways to keep connected after Phoenix World Burn Congress.

  1. Participate in our Weekly Live Chat - Get peer support online with our weekly moderated Weekly Live Chat. We host the Live Chat every Wednesday from 9:00 - 10:30 PM EST. You can also sign up for weekly email reminders.
  2. Check out the Online Forum - Everyone’s burn injury experience and recovery is different, but having peer support along the way is an important part of healing. The Phoenix Online Discussion Forum is a great way to get support and find answers to questions and issues that arise throughout the entire recovery process. Participate in our Online Discussion Forum to receive and share information within the burn survivor and the greater burn community. The Online Discussion Forum is available 24 hours a day.
  3. Connect with us on Social Media - A great way to feel connected is to follow us on social media. It’s a great way to stay connected to the greater burn community and find out about upcoming events, hear other burn survivor stories, and keep inspired on your journey. Facebook and Twitter
  4. Get Individual Peer Support - Are you struggling and in need of individual peer support? Call us at 800.888.2876 or email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information.
  5. Get inspired by other Survivor Stories - Sometimes just knowing someone else in a similar situation was able to overcome and thrive can be enough to get you through rough moments. We have compiled personal stories that might offer you the inspiration you need. You can also share your story to inspire others.



 

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