Brain Injury Peer Support Groups - October

October 13, 2021

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.

Please note that our Ulverstone and Launceston Peer Support Group meetings for October have been cancelled due to Hobart's three-day lockdown. We will advise you when new dates have been selected via this page, our Facebook page and email.

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!

October theme:

Wellbeing Coach and Yoga Teacher, Clare Sullivan: Clare combines her background as a dietician with her expertise in mindfulness and yoga.

This session will cover:

-How to be aware of what we are eating.

-How the food we eat affects our health and body.

-How to make small changes to what we eat for improved nutrition.

-The benefits of mindfulness in health and wellbeing.


Have any questions you would like Clare to answer at the meeting? You can note them in your registration or email sienna@biat.org.au.

Hobart Peer Support Group

When: Tuesday 26th October 2021

Time: 10:30am - 12:00noon

Where: Moonah Community Centre, 7 Gormanston Road, MOONAH

RSVP: Please click here to register your attendance for this meeting.

Ulverstone Peer Support Group

When:  Tuesday 19th October 2021

Time:   10:30am - 12:00 noon

Where:  Ulverstone Sport and Leisure Centre, Social Room (upstairs), FloraStreet, WEST ULVERSTONE

RSVP: Please click here to register your attendance.

Launceston Peer Support Group

When:  Monday 18th October 2021

Time:   10:30am - 12:00 noon

Where:  Launceston Library (Meeting Room 1, Level 2), 71 Civic Square, LAUNCESTON (along St John Street)

RSVP: Please click here to register your attendance.


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

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