A brain injury dramatically impacts both an individual and their family. Whether it’s for the short term or for a lifetime a brain injury changes our lives in both visible and invisible ways. BEST is a 501c3 nonprofit organization and provides PEER support and education. BEST distinguishes itself from other brain injury organizations in that the leadership, services, and programs are built by and for individuals with brain injury and their families.
Whoooo will be the next superhero?

There are superheroes among us and we want to hear about them! Do you know a survivor, caregiver or community supporter who is putting the power in personal empowerment? Soaring to new heights? Doing cool things?  Bringing superhero-size support to the brain injury community? Nominate your superhero for the BEST Superhero of the Month for some superhero…

Giving Tuesday 2018: Building Superheroes!

  Grab your capes, BEST Superheroes! We’ve got a building project just for you!  On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, the Brain Energy Support Team (BEST) will be participating in Giving Tuesday, the international day of giving back to organizations that make a difference.  On this special day of sharing, caring and giving, BEST will be…

Life is Beauti-Fall

(Editor’s note: Writer and blogger Kirsten Short shares her take on fall in a beautiful and powerful way for survivors. Prepare to be inspired by Kirsten and the autumn season. KT) In 2010, I went on a road trip where we drove around Northern British Columbia and into Alaska. It was mid-September and to this…

We are Superheroes (Yes, Really!)

(Editor’s note: Writer Isaac Peterson takes on superheroes in his latest super-powered essay. Prepare to be inspired and give a chuckle to this superhero missive, really quite like no other. By the way, Isaac is one of my personal superheroes! Thank you, Isaac for all your wonderful writing! –KT).  Are you faster than a speeding…