They’re SOAR’ing in Louisville!
The Phoenix Society’s SOAR (Survivors Offering Assistance in Recovery) program was launched at the University of Louisville Hospital Burn Center in Louisville, Kentucky this month.
SOAR featured in the news!In a recent article by the Galveston Daily News, burn survivor Ben Lampe discussed his role as a volunteer with the Phoenix Society’s SOAR program at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Read full article …
Designed by the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors and a national committee of experts, SOAR provides peer support training to burn survivors or their family members who want to volunteer to help others whose lives have been touched by a burn injury.
Now offered in 50 hospitals in both the United States and Canada, SOAR is intended to make it easier for burn centers to work with volunteers in providing peer support to patients. Peer support assists individuals in adapting to a burn injury through sharing similar experiences.