Brain Injury Can Happen to Anyone

 

Did you know?

  • Brain injury is leading cause of death and disability for Canadians under the age of 40
  • Approximately 1.5 million Canadians live with the effects of an acquired brain injury
  • The annual incidence of ABI is greater than that of Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injury, HIV/AIDS and Breast Cancer combined.

 

The mission of Brain Injury Canada is to enhance the quality of life of individuals and families/caregivers living with brain injury in Canada.  The Board, Staff and volunteers of Brain Injury Canada are dedicated to facilitating post-trauma research, education, awareness and advocacy in partnership with national, provincial/territorial and regional associations and other stakeholders.

 

 


ABI Basics brochure pages

 

Download our Acquired Brain Injury: The Basics Brochure

 

 

 

 


 


Brain Injury Canada Conference

Thursday April 30 & Friday May 1, 2020

Ottawa Conference and Event Centre

More information to come soon.

 

 
 

 


 

 

 

Calling all runners, walkers and rollers! CLICK HERE


The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is coming up on May 25 – 26 and Brain Injury Canada has registered to be one of the Official Charities

There is an event for everyone. It would be wonderful to have a great showing of people running/walking/rolling for brain injury across all races.

 

 


FREE WEBINAR!

Caring for the Caregiver: Self-care

Brain injury affects every member of the family and those who provide professional care and support for individuals living with the effects of acquired brain injury.

 

 

 

 


Thank You to Our Corporate Sponsors

 

SILVER LEVEL


ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY (ABI)

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160,000 Canadians sustain brain injuries each year. Incidence (and reporting rates) are rising. Over a million Canadians live with the effects of an acquired brain injury.

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RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY

Research

Currently a national strategy exists for stroke, spinal cord injury, cancer and cardiac care but nothing exists for traumatic brain injury.

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Donate to BIAC

PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

Prevention and Treatment

Seek early diagnosis and treatment from a doctor or emergency room. The sooner you respond the better your chances for recovery.

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CARE SERVICES DIRECTORY

Care Services Directory

One of the greatest difficulties reported by brain injury survivors and their care givers is being able to navigate the care system to find the right services…

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BRAIN INJURY CANADA presents…
A short and inspiring 10 minute documentary featuring a number of brain injury survivors as they share their experiences with recovery and personal growth.

Features an original song composed for the film entitled “Purpose” composed by Timothy Trieste and performed by The Life of Pearls featuring singer Shann Bailey.