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Abbotsford Trustee Supports National strategy on Brain Injury

Abbotsford Trustee Supports National strategy on Brain Injury

Thank you to Shirley Wilson for her courage to share the story of her son, Jacob and for joining us in the call to action for National Strategy on Brain Injuries Act. It is anticipated that Alistair MacGregor for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford Private Member's Bill C-277...

Bringing awareness to the state of brain injury across Canada.

Bringing awareness to the state of brain injury across Canada.

The National Strategy on Brain Injury Movement This grassroots movement is lead by brain injury survivors, family members, and is supported by Brain Injury Associations, service providers, researchers, and organizations across Canada. We are working to highlight the...

Vote to make your voice heard

Vote to make your voice heard

Canadian citizens of voting age have the right and responsibility to vote. For those living with a disability, visit Brainstreams to learn about Accessible Voting. We want to prepare you to speak with your local candidate about brain injury and its overlap...

Reinforcing Communities

Reinforcing Communities

Care should be focused on needs, not on diagnosis, as diagnostic-focused care perpetuates gaps and silos In this final event, Dr John Higenbottam, Faculty Emeritus, Douglas College, Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UBC, and Editor in Chief, Canadian...

Research and Prevention

Research and Prevention

For every one NHL player who suffers a concussion in sport, more than 5,500 Canadian women sustain the same injury from domestic violence. The Research and Prevention session featured reports from three different researchers. It began with an overview of the national...

Rehabilitation & Community Supports

Rehabilitation & Community Supports

“The longer people are disconnected from supports, the harder it is to get them connected.” The Rehabilitation and Community Supports speakers provided a snapshot of services for individuals living with the intersections of mental health, addictions, and brain injury...

Infographics

Infographics

We’ve created a series of infographics that you can download and share to help to bring awareness on the intersections of brain injury, mental health, and addictions. For Decision Makers approximately 230,000 Canadian women suffer from a brain injury as a result of...

Real People, Real Stories

Real People, Real Stories

Brain injury impacts families and communities, not just survivors. The lived experience of individuals is a vital lens when developing policy. Real People, Real Stories shared the lived experience of individuals and families impacted by brain injury. These stories...

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