Loved Ones

You Are Not Alone

A burn injury doesn't just impact the survivor. Families, friends, and caregivers face their own journey of emotional healing. Below, learn about the resources and programs Phoenix Society offers to support you and your loved ones.

Burn Injury Guide

Not knowing what to expect can make it hard to support your loved one. Learn about burn unit terminology, physical healing, and possible social and emotional aspects of recovery.

Our Programs

Phoenix Society has developed a range of programs to support families at every stage of recovery. Here are a few you might find helpful:

For Parents

Phoenix Society has a number of resources designed for the youngest members of our community. Learn how your burn survivor child and their siblings can get support.

  • The Journey Back: A school reentry program for any caring adult who is helping a child return to school after a burn injury or a traumatic loss.
  • Phoenix World Burn Congress: Our annual conference features a youth and family program with age-specific therapeutic programming for children, teens, and young adults.
  • Phoenix Education Grants: Our national scholarship program for burn survivors pursuing post-secondary education.
  • Resources for Parent & Child: Articles and personal stories on the unique recovery journey of parents and children.

Resources for Families and Friends

These resource articles were created for families and friends of burn survivors. They are created by professionals and members of the burn community to support your healing journey.