Support groups offered for trauma, stroke survivors and families

Trauma Family Support Group

Do you have a family member or friend who has experienced a traumatic injury? Would you like to connect with others who know what you are going through? UofL Hospital’s Trauma Center offers a FREE support group here inside the hospital for family and friends of trauma injury survivors.

Date: Every Wednesday – UofL Hospital, Second Floor Chapel, 1-2 p.m.

The Trauma Family Support Group is facilitated by professionals and is a place for participants to freely share experiences, coping strategies, concerns, helpful tips and resources.

Questions? Contact the Trauma Center’s social workers, Lindsey Journey, MSW, CSW, 502-562-3871, or Latasha White, MSW, CSW, 502-217-5295.

Trauma Survivor Support Group

UofL Hospital’s Trauma Center offers a FREE support group for all individuals who have survived a traumatic injury. The support group is facilitated by the Trauma Center’s social workers.

Date: Every Friday, UofL Hospital, Second Floor Chapel: 4-5 p.m.

Benefits of participating in peer support groups:

  • Sharing experiences
  • Feeling less alone
  • Helping others
  • Gaining support and hope from others facing similar experiences
  • Learning new skills for coping
  • Feeling more in control
  • Feeling less anxious and afraid

Questions? Contact the Trauma Center’s social workers: Lindsey Journey, MSW, CSW, 502-562-3871, or Latasha White, MSW, CSW, 502-217-5295.

Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group

UofL Hospital’s Stroke Program is now offering a FREE support group for stroke survivors and caregivers.

Date: Third Friday of every month, Noon-2 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

Where: Crescent Hill Library
2762 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Questions? Contact the Stroke Program Social Worker, Sarah Grau, MSSW, LCSW, 502-645-5425.

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