Brain Injury Peer Support Groups

December 11, 2019

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT) invite you to attend Brain Injury Peer Support Groups in Hobart, Launceston and Ulverstone. The second Hobart group will meet on Tuesday 14 January, with groups in Launceston and Ulverstone starting in January 2020.

The groups are for people with brain injury, their family and carers to come together to share, learn and connect with others.

People living with brain injury, including families, friends and carers, often say that peer support was very helpful to them on their journey towards recovery. People who have 'been there' have knowledge and expertise based on their own lived experience. Sharing this knowledge can help others to understand their own experience and move forward.

If you would like to attend one of these Peer Support groups please contact Robyn McWaldron, BIAT project officer: 

email: robyn@biat.org.au

phone: 0460 812 428 or 03 6230 9800


Hobart Peer Support Group

When: Tuesday 14 January 2020
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Where: Nellpasco Room/Criterion House - Mathers Place, 108-110 Bathurst Street, HOBART

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Launceston Peer Support Group

When: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Time: 10:30am - 12 noon 
Where: Li-Ve/TABIS (Tasmanian Acquired Brain Injury Service), Level 4, 11 High Street, LAUNCESTON

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Ulverstone Peer Support Group

When: Tuesday 21st January 2020
Time: 10:30am - 12 noon
Where: Montgomery Meeting Room, Central Coast Council, 19 King Edward Street, ULVERSTONE

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