Guthrie Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet - Nov. 18
The Guthrie Post-Concussion Support Group will hold a meeting on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. in the 4 Blue Conference Room located on the fourth floor of the Guthrie Medical Group in Sayre, Pa.
The meeting will feature guest speaker Erin Stackhouse, a graduate of Athens Area High School and the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. This will be Erin’s second time speaking to the group. Erin sustained the concussion that changed her life while playing indoor soccer her senior year of high school. She currently works as a Mental Health Technician at the Commonwealth Health First Hospital and is a Crisis Clinician at Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Erin will tell her story in dealing with Post-Concussion Syndrome and talk about her daily struggles since she last spoke.
The Guthrie Post-Concussion Support Group features speakers who share their personal journeys in dealing with sports related post-concussion syndrome. The group is free and open to community members who have suffered a concussion and their families.
For more information or to participate in the meeting online, please contact Steven Hicks, MS, ATC by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The group also maintains a Facebook page, Twin Tiers Sports Post-Concussion Support Group.
Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 325 physicians and 210 advanced practice providers in a regional office network encompassing 47 sub-specialty and primary care sites in 21 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York. In addition, Guthrie offers home medical equipment and respiratory therapy products at six convenient Med Supply Depot locations. Guthrie provides a wide range of services and programs to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.