Brain Injury Awareness Month 2020

June 2020 Actions

What has changed in the last few months is indescribable. But what hasn’t changed is that people living with the effects of Acquired Brain Injury face continue to face systemic barriers every day. Find out about our actions to raise ABI awareness below.

#BlackLivesMatter

BIST Stands in Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter. The systemic racism and anti-Black violence BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) communities continue to experience on a daily basis must stop. Read more, HERE.

Mayor John Tory Proclaims June is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Toronto Mayor gives health care workers a special thank you as they continue to work hard and provide essential services during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Read the Proclamation, HERE.

June 10th – Green and Blue CN Tower

Green and Blue CN Tower June 2020

On June 10th, help us spread awareness about this condition which over 500,000 people in Ontario. At sundown, if you can spot the CN Tower from where you live, look up, take a pic and post it on social media with your own message of #baininjuryawareness. Use the hashtags:
#BIAM2020 #BrainInjuryAcrossCanada

Virtual Expressive Art Show: Brain Injury & The Pandemic 

BIST Members explore the connections between art, brain injury, the Pandemic and hidden disability in a virtual Expressive Art Show. Check it out, HERE

Virtual Expressive Art Show

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.