Brain Injury Peer Support Groups - June 2021

June 8, 2021

Peer Support Meetings are being held in Hobart (8 June), Launceston (21 June) and Ulverstone (22 June). June Theme: Behaviours and Communication.

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT) invite you 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.

June theme: Behaviours and Communication

Mark Lamont will be joining the June group discussions. Mark has over 20 years of experience working with people with brain injury.

To make the June meetings as useful as possible for you, before the meeting please email us with any questions you have about communication or behaviours in social situations that you would like Mark to cover in the session.

Hobart Peer Support Group

Please note *new venue*

When: Tuesday 8 June 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Where: Moonah Community Centre, 7 Gormanston Road, MOONAH

Register here

Download the Flyer

Launceston Peer Support Group

When: Monday 21 June 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Where: Launceston Library, Meeting Room 1 (upstairs), 71 Civic Square, LAUNCESTON

Register here

Download the Flyer

Ulverstone Peer Support Group

When: Tuesday 22 June 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Where: Ulverstone Sport and Leisure Centre, Social Room (upstairs), Flora Street, WEST ULVERSTONE

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 Rosie or Sienna, BIAT project officers. 

email: admin@biat.org.au

phone: 0460 812 428 / 1300 242 827

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