Brain Injury Awareness Month – March 2019

On behalf of Governor Roy Cooper, and the entire North Carolina legislative body, March 2019 has been declared “Brain Injury Awareness Month.” Below you will find a PDF copy of the official Proclamation from the Governor’s office.


ProclamationBrain Injury Proclamation 2019

Government, Policy, and Advocacy

Welcome to the BIANC Government & Policy page. On these pages you will learn about our state and federal partners, pending legislation, and policies impacting services and supports or prevention efforts. You will also find links to other websites that provide this information in more detail.

Learn more about our State Brain Injury Advisory Council with representatives across NC. Find out how to join the BIANC ALSTARS (Alliance of Legislators and Survivors Together Achieving Responsible Services) and help us educate your legislative representatives on the need for more services in North Carolina.

Learn how to Contact your Legislator to ask them to vote for increased services for brain injury and to support specific legislation that may affect us.


Concussion Bill signing

The signing of the Gfeller-Waller Concussion Awareness Act.

Current Issues and Pending Legislation