Resources Tagged With 'Personal Stories'
Surviving the Holidays After a Loss: One Family’s Strategies for Coping

When Tara Stackpole's husband was killed in the 9/11 attacks, she and family had to find a way to survive the holidays.

Getting Back to Life Families and Friends Grief and Trauma James Bosch Holidays Grief Trauma Personal Stories
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Taking it Like a Man

There are many factors at play that determine how we react to grief and recover from loss. One such factor is machismo, the expectation that men must be stoic and unemotional in the face of tragedy. But how can men process their grief when society tells them to suppress their emotions? More importantly, what do we do to better support men who are experiencing grief? To gain further perspective, we spoke to Feike Van Dijk, who shared his strategies for coping in a society that encourages men to hide their feelings.

Getting Back to Life Resources For Parents Survivor Stories Men's Stories Grief and Trauma Personal Stories Burn Support Magazine
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The Adult Survivor Family Getaway: “Burn Camp” for the Entire Family

Sandra Hishida didn’t know what to expect when she signed up for a family camp for burn survivors. Sandra suffered a burn injury when she was very young, but she persevered and created a life for herself. She grew up and became a nurse, married Kurt, and had two wonderful children, Kasandra and Shoji.

Parent And Child For Children Getting Back to Life Personal Stories Burn Camp
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The Art of Healing: Creativity and Community in Pediatric Healthcare

Art was a purposeful tool with which to explore my physical and emotional state following my burn injury. In the early stages, I used drawing, painting, and printmaking to document my physical recovery as I relearned to walk.

Getting Back to Life art Personal Stories Survivor Stories
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Three Things I Wish I Knew: Advice for Parents of Infant Burn Survivors

As a parent of an infant burn survivor, there are several things I wish I knew at the start of this journey and I hope my story will help others who are in the process of navigating life as a parent of a burn survivor.

Getting Back to Life For Parents Personal Stories Parent And Child For Children Kids Families and Friends Parent Child Resources
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Workforce Integration: Survivors as Assets In Employment

Are you a survivor returning to work after an injury or looking for new employment? Do you feel like your injuries could keep you from getting hired? Read more to learn how survivors can be an asset in the workforce.

Wellness Getting Back to Life Resources Personal Stories Health Employment Workforce Integration Employed Job Career Jobs Job Opportunity Getting Back to Work Return to Work Employers Helen Christians
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