June 2021 Actions 

People living with the effects of brain injury continue to face systemic barriers and challenges in their every day lives. Here is what we are doing to raise awareness.

brain injury can happen to anyone

Mayor John Tory Proclaims June is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Mayor John Tory thanks healthcare workers in his 2021 Brain Injury Awareness Month Proclamation for the City of Toronto. Read it, HERE.

Virtual Expressive Art Show

Explore our Virtual Art Show, featuring the works of over 30 Talented Artists living with the effects of brain injury from across North America, HERE.

Triptych Silent Epidemic by Taylor Hart

Title: Silent Epidemic; Artist: Taylor Hart

Virtual Art Show Launch

Celebrate our Amazing Artists! Join us for our Virtual Art Show Launch on June 2, 6:30 – 8 PM EST.  Register, HERE.

June 2nd - Green and Blue CN Tower

On June 2nd, help us spread awareness about this condition which over 500,000 people in Ontario. At sundown, if you can, find a spot to view the CN Tower at a distance.Take a picture and post it on social media with your own message of #baininjuryawareness!

Hashtags:
#BIAM2021 #BrainInjuryAcrossCanada

Tag BIST:
Facebook: @BrainInjurySocietyTO 
Twitter: @BrainInjuryTO
Instagram: @brainInjurytoronto
TikTok: @braininjurytoronto
Linked In: Brain Injury Society of Toronto

green and blue cn tower for brain injury awareness month

Expressive Art At Storefront Venues

Find out where Selections from our Expressive Art Show are on display at storefronts across the GTA, HERE.

Pride Toronto 🏳️‍🌈

BIST is proud to be a supporter of Pride Toronto and will be present at their virtual Community Fair! See information on Pride Toronto 2021 HERE

Learn More About Brain Injury

Brain Injury and Homelessness

Over 50% of the homeless population
lives with brain injury.
Find out more, HERE.

symptoms can include

Living with the effects of brain injury is
like using a broken phone you can’t replace. Watch our 47 second video and learn more, HERE.

Faces of Brain Injury - Derek

Learn about the stories of people
who live with brain injury, HERE.

Brain Injury 101 - Image of different parts of the brain

Get the facts on Acquired Brain Injury, HERE.