The Brain Energy Support Team (BEST) is pleased to announce that Jeff Hartson was recently appointed to the Washington State TBI Advisory Council. Hartson, a BEST board director, support group coach, facilitator, law enforcement consultant and brain injury survivor, is passionate about serving and supporting the brain injury community. With Hartson’s background in law enforcement and emergency medical services, he has offered critical information and insight about brain injuries to state emergency providers, disaster management planners and first responders. One of Hartson’s most recent efforts was presenting at a local disaster management summit over the summer. In Hartson’s new role, he
Facebook fans and supporters: Never miss a moment from the BEST news feed on Facebook! Here’s a handy dandy guide on how to prioritize the BEST Facebook page. See BEST first in a few easy steps! From your laptop/PC: Go to your desired page and locate and “hover” over the “Liked” button as seen in the screen shot below: You should see a drop down menu. In the first section, you will see that it is set for “Default”: Change this setting to “See First.” Now you will see your desired page more easily in your news feed. For mobile users: Within News Feed
Let’s celebrate the beauty of our bravery. Our next BEST Facebook Giveaway does just that with a beautiful reminder of how brave we really are. Beginning October 18, 2017 at 10 a.m. PST, BEST will be giving away TWO darling Be Brave bravelets from the Bravelet cause jewelry and accessories line as shown in the picture above. These cute and casual bracelets are perfect on their own or stacked on top of each other! Here are more details about the jewelry: 316L stainless steel. Hand painted enamel. One size to fit wrists 5.5 to 7.5 inches. BEST signature green accents. Be brave is engraved on the bar of
Whether you live here: Here: Maybe here: Or perhaps here: From the city to the country to the mountains to the sea, the BEST superhero beacon lights up the sky, calling all BEST superheroes, near or far, to join forces to empower and support the brain injury community. Save the date (November 28, 2017) and click here for the mission possible–you’ll be glad you did!
Here at the Brain Energy Support Team (BEST), we are getting ready for the holidays. While it may seem a bit early, when it comes to navigating the holiday season and the fall months, we think early preparations, conversations and getting our tools and strategies at the ready are best. The holidays can be stressful and overwhelming for everyone; it can be even more so for those in the brain injury community. So, we’ve decided to compile some of our favorite tips, strategies and information to help. Along with the words, we have special original artwork from teen artist and BEST