Resources & Support

Sports Concussion
Recovery & Support

At UCSF Health, we are renowned for our highly specialized and cutting-edge medical care. Along with innovative medicine, we strive to provide a variety of services to ensure that patients and families are fully supported while in our care. UCSF has a team of experienced social workers and condition-specific support groups as well as classes to help patients and families navigate their experiences while in our clinics and hospitals.

Our support services also include unique programs to help heal the mind and spirit, such as Art for Recovery, Healing Through Dance and complimentary spa treatments during infusion therapy. During an unfamiliar and stressful time, UCSF's support services are ready to lend a hand whenever patients and families need it most.

Recommended reading

Concussion Fact Sheet for Athletes

Concussion is a result of microscopic injury to the brain, which in most cases, is not detected on brain scans. Learn more and find concussion FAQs here.

Concussion Fact Sheet for Coaches

Most athletes with a concussion get better and return to sports, but it is important to rest and give the brain time to heal. Learn more here.

Concussion Guidelines

Learn the facts about concussion including, what happens during a concussion, how common they are, they symptoms and how long they last, and more here.

Support Services at UCSF Health

Patient Resource

Case Management & Social Work

Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.

Class

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class

This eight-week class teaches mindfulness practices that can reduce stress and improve your overall health, such as meditation and body awareness.

Patient Resource

Patient Relations

We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.

Patient Resource

Spiritual Care Services

Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers.

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