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Brain Injury Help Line: 1-800-242-0030

Welcome to BIA-MA

facesAccidents happen. Brain injury happens.
We can help!

In the blink of an eye, everything changes; nothing is as it was before. How will you identify brain injury if it happens to you or to someone you love? How will you cope with it? What resources will you need? Where will you find them? The Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts is here to help with information for brain injury survivors, family members, caregivers, professionals and others. To meet people whose lives have been impacted, visit "Faces of Brain Injury"


Upcoming Events

Event When Description
The Journey - Healing Through Self-Expression Sep 14, 2020
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Jun 29, 2021
Join us for a series of inspiring presentations designed to help you explore the many ways of sharing your lived experience with brain injury. Each week, you are invited to join fellow survivors who will share their personal experiences using many different forms of self-expression.  We will explore using the arts, such as painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, pottery, music, the written word, hand crafting, sewing and more. Learn more
ABI and the Family: A Biopsychosocial Perspective Sep 23, 2020 This half-day training, designed for clinicians and providers of rehabilitative and community-based services for persons with ABI, will provide an understanding of the impact of ABI on the family via facilitated discussions with family members related to persons with ABI. Learn more and register
2020 Cere-Bration HOME EDITION Sep 26, 2020 REGISTER NOW! On September 26, BIA-MA and the brain injury community will come together VIRTUALLY for our second annual Cere-Bration Walk. Roll. Run! Register BEFORE Sept. 1st to be guaranteed delivery of your t-shirt prior to race day! Large groups or questions, contact Lisa Gonzalez at lgonzalez@biama.org

BIA-MA is Offering Virtual Support Groups

BIA-MA remains committed to its mission during this time of social distancing. We are making a temporary transition of our brain injury support groups to virtual settings. The need to connect is strong, especially for brain injury survivors who may already feel isolated. 

Each virtual meeting will be facilitated by staff and a group leader using ZOOM video-conferencing. There is no cost to attend, and minimal information is requested from each attendee. You may participate using video or just the audio from your phone. Each meeting is hosted by an existing support group but is open to all. Click here to view our upcoming support groups and RSVP to attend! www.biama.org/groups

Unmasking Brain Injury Project

walk & rollBIA-MA is pleased to announce our partnership with the Unmasking Brain Injury Project! Our goal is simple – offer every brain injury survivor the opportunity to create their own mask, tell their own story, and provide opportunities for the masks to be displayed in public places. Collectively this project partners with brain injury agencies across the country – and we are proud to join their ranks to illustrate brain injury and its impact. Follow along with us via social media and stay tuned for upcoming events where the masks will be on display. Interested in getting involved? Contact Cynthia Cardeli, Dir. Programs & Services, at 508-475-0032 or ccardeli@biama.org