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.
Phoenix Society has developed a range of programs to support families at every stage of recovery. Here are a few you might find helpful:
- Phoenix SOAR (Survivors Offering Assitance in Recovery): Connect with another burn survivor or family member through one-on-one, hospital-based peer support.
- Phoenix World Burn Congress: Connect with other families on a similar journey during our international conference.
- Burn Support Magazine: Published three times a year, Burn Support Magazine features personal stories and resource articles for the burn community.
- Phoenix Advocates: Share your story with an impact through the Phoenix Advocate program by fighting for life safety, quality burn care, and acceptance.
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.
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.