Mission

Our mission is to be the agent of change providing leadership for developing, driving and implementing a provincial strategy in BC to improve the lives of people who live with acquired brain injury.

Priorities

This coming year we will be focusing on the following priority outcomes:

  • People will have access to information on ABI
  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) will have a clear, distinct and recognized profile in BC
  • There will be a solid provincial stragtegy for ABI in BC
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Current Projects

We are thrilled to announce that the Phase 1 Report of the Acquired Brain Injury Provincial Services Evaluation Initiative is now complete. Browse the executive summary report here.<

In the News

From cutting-edge research to upcoming gatherings and inspiring stories, the brain and brain injury are topics that come up in the news each week. 

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Featured Event

Adults with Brain Injuries & Mental Health Issues Workshop 2017

Hosted at the GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre on November 3rd, this is a comprehensive two day interdisciplinary workshop open to all. Topics covered include the neuroanatomy of ABI and mental health, best practices guidelines, crisis management and much more.

For full event details click here>>

 

   

Featured Video

Celebrated musician Simon Paradis overcame all odds recovering from a catastrophic brain and spinal cord injury. He and his wife Kara share his remarkable story of his recovery, the growth of their marriage and the transformative power of music.

The BCBIA gratefully acknowledges Worksafe BC for their generous support in producing this video content.

 

Featured Supporter

 

Personal injury law firm Murphy Battista specializes in complex personal injury and insurance cases throughout the province.  With 30 years of experience, their firm places an emphasis on helping clients acheive the most complete recovery possible across the full range of their financial, physical and emotional needs.

Do you have a legal question? Murphy Battista hosts our Ask a Lawyer legal portal.

Send your legal questions along to them here>>

 

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Brainstreams.ca is an online education and networking site for the Brain Injury Community in B.C. and beyond.

The material on this web site is provided for educational purposes only, and is not to be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.