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Last modified: January 24, 2012, 9:05 PM
Anyone who has sustained a serious burn injury knows that it can have devastating consequences, whether it was caused by a house fire, scalding cooking fluid, or an insurgent's explosive device.
Burn survivors are usually left with physical disfigurement and emotional scars. Their recoveries are often long and painful, requiring multiple surgeries, lengthy rehabilitation, and psychological care. Their injuries require more attention and follow-ups than almost any other type of injury.
The mission of the Burn Advocates Network is to support burn survivors – whether they are children, young men and women who are wounded in combat, or the elderly – as they face the challenges of recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration.
Some of our major accomplishments include:
Join us in this important work!