Transplant Recipients International Organization
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7055 Heritage Hunt Dr, Ste 307, Gainesville, VA, 20155-3195
Distance: 137 Miles
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A non-profit that helps improve the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and the families of donors. It provides public awareness, support, education, and advocacy.
* Education and information about organ donation
* Find a chapter and join
* Caregiver support
* Lend a Helping Ear program matches donors to someone who has undergone a similar experience
* Become an organ donor
* Communication guides
* Legislative activity
* Online forums
* Transplant library
* Live donor toolkit
* Support for transplant recipients
Anyone who is interested or has been involved in organ donation, been an organ recipient, and their friends and families.
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LH-2700.6400Organ/Tissue Transplant Education Programs Definition
Programs that provide information that improves the public's understanding of organ and tissue transplantation, its history, current legislation pertaining to donation, the behaviors and diseases that lead to organ failure and the need for a transplant, the types of organs/tissue that can be donated, the organ donation process, the impact of organ and tissue donation on the lives of those who receive these gifts and the consequences of organ and tissue shortages. The purpose of most organ/tissue transplant education programs is to increase the number of people who actually become donors, answer frequently asked questions and provide basic information about how to obtain a donor card and become a part of the program. Some education programs may focus on particular target populations such as minorities.
PN-8100.3000Health/Disability Related Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific disabilities, illnesses or other health conditions, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, resources, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the disability or health problem.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-6000.8000-850Transplant Patients Definition
Individuals who have received or require an organ or tissue transplant to replace organs or tissue that are dysfunctional.