Brain Injury Association of North Carolina
Offering Help, Hope and a voice for people with brain injury and their families.
The voice of Hope
Brain injury is not an event or an outcome. It is the start of a misdiagnosed, misunderstood, under-funded neurological disease.
Thriving Survivor Virtual Program
These weekly classes are available from your living room (via Zoom video conferencing), helping to enrich your day, offer coping strategies, and build skills. Individuals, groups, day programs, residential facilities, and others are welcome to join!
The Voice of Progress
Your membership helps raise the voices of the brain injury community. Our Executive Director and Staff along with those with lived experience are advocating for the needs of the North Carolina brain injury community at the state and federal levels. As a Member, you will receive legislative updates, technical assistance, and training materials so that you can help advocate in your community.
The Voice of Awareness and Advocacy
People need trauma care, specialized rehabilitation, disease management, and individualized services and supports after brain injury.
The Need in North Carolina
0North Carolinians were reported to sustain a traumatic brain injury (or TBI) in one year’s time; however, the actual estimates of those living with long-term disability related to TBI is more around 200,000 people in North Carolina.
0Connections are made by the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina each year, including 2,500 resource calls, emails, and/or face-to-face visits. We strive to reach as many individuals living with brain injury, families, and professionals as possible.
0Individuals participate in trainings provided by the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina each year available online, by webinar, in-person, or at annual conferences. Our trainings help to expand awareness around brain injury and appropriate strategies.