WA State Support Groups Are The BEST!

Support groups are the lifeline of our community in the best of times. They are especially important in difficult times like these. Pandemic lockdowns, extra steps to protect ourselves and others, cuts to vital services, costs of everything skyrocketing, and so much more, that challenge and overwhelm us. That’s why having a connection with others (more…)

Support Group Facilitators are Superheroes!

Support group facilitators are superheroes indeed, especially now, in these unprecedented and challenging times.  Today, for #ThankfulThursday, we honor and give thanks for support group facilitators for their hard work, dedication and passion to help others.  It’s our mission and passion to help the helpers here at the Brain Energy Support Team (BEST).  Our BEST (more…)

Picnic Love in Bellingham, Washington!

The Bellingham Support Group celebrated friends, fun and summer at a festive picnic on August 11, 2018 at Whatcom Falls Park. This summer event was attended by survivors, caregivers and family members. The celebration spanned the ages: picnic goers ranged in from age from seven to 80 years old! Clearly, a great time was had (more…)

Oh What A Year It’s Been!

I know I haven’t written as much about our travels as I thought I might, but oh what a year it’s been. The map looked something like this – Tacoma to Sequim via Longbranch and Shelton, Grays Harbor to Vancouver. We’ve been to Olympia, Seattle, Monroe and up to Birch Bay. Over the mountains through (more…)

Empowering the Brain Injury Community Through Spring Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2016 Kim Thompson Brain Energy Support Team (BEST) kimt@brainenergysupportteam.org 1-877-719-BEST Ext. 106 Twitter: brainenergyteam Hashtags: #TBITalk, #spring4superheroes Nonprofit Spring Event Seeks to Empower State’s Growing Brain Injury Community Unique local nonprofit launches spring fundraiser to support continued educational and brain injury awareness efforts in Washington State University Place, WA: The Brain Energy (more…)