Brain Injury Peer Support Groups - August 2021

August 10, 2021

Peer Support meetings are being held in Hobart (10 August), Ulverstone (17 August), and Launceston (18 August). August theme: Brain Injury Awareness Week.

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT) invites people living with brain injury, their families and carers, to attend Brain Injury Peer Support Groups in Hobart, Launceston and Ulverstone.

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

If you would like to attend one of the Peer Support groups please Register using the links provided below - new members welcome!

August theme: Brain Injury Awareness Week

The August meetings will be open sessions for people to share stories with the group and ask questions.
We will be sharing some exciting news about the National Assistance Card too!

Hobart Peer Support Group

When: Tuesday 10 August 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Where: Moonah Community Centre, 7 Gormanston Road, MOONAH

Register here

Download the Flyer

Ulverstone Peer Support Group

When: Tuesday 17 August 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Where: Ulverstone Sport and Leisure Centre, Social Room (upstairs), Flora Street, WEST ULVERSTONE

Register here

Download the Flyer

Launceston Peer Support Group

When: Wednesday 18 August 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Where: Launceston Library, Meeting Room 1 (upstairs), 71 Civic Square, LAUNCESTON

Register here

Download the Flyer

More information

Peer support can be helpful in people's journey towards recovery - for both the individual and their families. 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.

The group is open to anyone that has been impacted by an acquired brain injury, including those caused by: stroke, falls, assault, concussion, road crash, infection, brain tumour, hypoxia (lack of oxygen to the brain), poisoning, and degenerative neurological conditions such as MS etc.

If you have any questions please contact Sienna, BIAT Peer Support

email: sienna@biat.org.au

phone: 0458 242 829/ 1300 242 827

Find out more about the Brain Injury Peer Support Program
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