This item moved me so much I just had to share it with you. Hello, I’m glad to see that you are awake! This is your brain talking. I had to find some way to communicate with you. I feel like I barely survived WWIII and am still not quite all in one piece. That’s why I need you. I need you to take care of me. As time passes and you and I feel better and better, people, even doctors, will tell you that we are fine, “it’s time to get on with life.” That sounds good to me
It’s official. The big announcement for today is that the Board approved a management restructure that supports our growth. Penny Condoll has stepped down from the Executive Director position to focus her attention on our peer mentoring program; Project PEER. She will continue to work with support group facilitators and the BISGN team. Gloria Kraegel, of GReat Kreations, has been retained as Interim Executive Director until such time that the Board has chosen a permanent executive. We’re so excited to have thoughtful, committed people engaged in our mission and goals. Congratulations to all! What a great team to kick off
Check out the latest Webinar produced by the Brain Injury Support Group Network Team.
Support Group Start-Up Kit BISGN GUIDELINES v4-April 2010 PowerPoint presentations
In Washington State, you can call: 1-877-TBI-1766 – The State TBI Resource Line Or online follow these links:
Peer mentoring is a process in which an individual who, as a “veteran” of a life experience, helps another person currently coping with a similar life event and in need of support from a knowledgeable friend. Peer mentoring programs have been developed to aid people with a variety of medical conditions and physical disabilities, and to help their families. Mentoring programs have been created to assist people with employment, education and community integration. Over 1.5 million Americans suffer nonfatal traumatic brain injuries each year which do not require hospitalization. An estimated 62.persons out of every 100,000 adults age 15 and