Resources for our patients

You are not alone on your journey through critical illness. While Select Specialty Hospitals do not endorse any particular organization, product or service, there are many local and national resources available that may offer further information and direction.

Amputee resources

  • Amputee Coalition of America

    Aca.org

    Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for amputees and their families, improving patient care and preventing limb loss.

Brain injury resources

  • Brain Injury Association, Inc.

    Biausa.org

    Serving and representing individuals, families and professionals touched by traumatic brain injury.

Cancer resources

  • American Cancer Society

    Cancer.org

    Provides access to local support groups through its website. The American Cancer Society's mission is to provide support nationally and locally for those with cancer, their family and friends throughout all stages of recovery.

  • CancerCare

    Cancercare.org

    Provides professional support services and information to help manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer.

  • Cancer.net

    Cancer.net

    Provides information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), with support from the Conquer Cancer Foundation. Cancer.net brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and about them to help patients and families make informed health care decisions.

  • National Cancer Institute

    Cancer.gov

    Provides information on cancer research, cancer news and events, training and online resources for individuals with cancer and their loved ones.

  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network

    NCCN.org

    Provides individuals with cancer and the general public with cancer treatment information in easy-to-understand language. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines for Patients®, translations of the NCCN clinical guidelines, help patients with cancer talk with their physicians about the best treatment options for their disease.

Cardiac resources

  • American Heart Association

    (800)AHA-USA1

    Heart.org

    A non-profit organization that funds cardiovascular medical research and educates consumers on healthy living in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.

  • AHA Mended Hearts Support Group

    888-HEART99

    Mendedhearts.org

    A non-profit organization that offers the gift of hope to heart disease patients, their families and caregivers.

  • American Diabetes Association

    (800)-342-2383

    Diabetes.org

    A non-profit organization educating the public about diabetes and helping those affected by funding research to manage, cure and prevent diabetes.

Caregiver resources

  • National Alliance for Caregiving

    Caregiving.org

    Non-profit organization focusing on advancing family caregiving through research, innovation and advocacy.

Spinal cord injury resources

  • Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

    ContentChristopherreeve.org

    Dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by advancing innovative research and improving quality of life for individuals and families impacted by paralysis.

  • National Spinal Cord Injury Association

    spinalcord.org

    Provides active lifestyle information, peer support and advocacy that empowers people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders to achieve their highest potential.

  • Paralyzed Veteran of America

    pva.org

     

    Veterans’ service organization dedicated solely to serving the needs of veterans with spinal cord injury or dysfunction.

Stroke/Neurological Resources

  • National Stroke Association

    Stroke.org

    Non-profit organization working to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke by delivering education and programs focused on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support for all impacted by stroke.

  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome Foundation International

    Gbs-cidp.org

    Provides emotional support and assistance to people affected by this rare peripheral nervous system disease

  • The Transverse Myelitis Association

    Wearesrna.org

    Organization dedicated to advocacy for those who have rare neuroimmunologic diseases, including Transverse Myelitis.

  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    Nationalmssociety.org

    Non-profit organization that funds research, advocates for social and political change, provides education and sponsors services that help people with multiple sclerosis and their families.

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