February/March 2021 - Brain Injury Peer Support Groups

February 22, 2021

Brain Injury Peer Support Group dates announced: Ulverstone (22 Feb), Launceston (23 Feb), Hobart (1 March).

New members welcome!

The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania (BIAT) invite you to attend Brain Injury Peer Support Groups in Ulverstone, Launceston and Hobart. Scroll down to see the details for each group.

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

Guest Speaker: Deborah Byrne, BIAT Executive Officer will be in attendance

Following the meetings, participants are invited to stay to join a community consultation about the National Brain Injury Assistance Card Service - find out more here.

RSVP

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 / 1300 242 827

Ulverstone Peer Support Group

When: Monday 22 February 2021
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: Social Room (upstairs) Ulverstone Sport and Leisure Centre, Flora Street, WEST ULVERSTONE
RSVP: 19 February
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Launceston Peer Support Group

When: Tuesday 23 February 2021
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am
Where: Cornwall Suite, The Sebel Launceston, 12-14 St John Street, LAUNCESTON
RSVP: 17 February
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Hobart Peer Support Group

When: Monday 1 March 2021
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: ABC Building Boardroom, 1 Liverpool Street, HOBART
RSVP: 26 February
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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.

Learn more about the Brain Injury Peer Support Program
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