Our Vision: A world where people thrive through traumatic life experiences.
Our Mission: Providing individualized and relevant support.
The e-Petition #4266 in support of Bill C-277 is now closed.
We are grateful to the 1,173 individuals who signed the petition calling on government to establish a National Strategy on Brain Injury.
Our e-Petition met the criteria of receiving 500 signatures to be certified. This petition is now tabled for a government response. They have 45 days to do so.
The letter writing campaign to support Bill C-277 is now closed.
We encourage you to continue connecting with your government representatives to build awareness about the emergent need for a National Stategy on Brain Injury.
BC Consensus on Brain Injury, Mental Health, and Addiction
June 22 , 2023 is the 2nd Consensus Building Day in British Columbia. This project is graciously funded by the Ministry of Mental Health & Addictions and Vancouver Foundation.
To learn more, visit BC Consensus on Brain Injury, Mental Health, and Addiction.
What will happen to my adult child when I die?
We now have an aging population of survivors who depend heavily on their families for support including living with senior parents. When their parents die, the responsibility of care will shift to other family members or friends, when possible, but many will be alone and living at risk.
UNDERSTANDING THE LINK BETWEEN BRAIN INJURY, MENTAL HEALTH, ADDICTION, AND TRAUMA
1.5 Million Canadians live with a brain injury and it contributes to homelessness, incarceration, substance use, and mental health issues. The unintended consequences cost our country billions in emergency and health care services. If we do not include brain injury in every conversation we will never have a 100% solution to mitigating these social issues.
Surviving the Perfect Storm
Watch our video to understand the link between brain injury, mental, health and addiction.
Surviving the Perfect Storm: Mental Health, Addiction, & Brain Injury
STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN BCBIA AND CGB
The BC Brain Injury Association (BCBIA) and the CGB Centre for Traumatic Life Losses (CGB) are pleased to announce the organizations are aligning in a Strategic Partnership.
The workflow of both organizations will be carried out under the administrative leadership of Janelle Breese Biagioni, CEO and Founder of the CGB Centre for Traumatic Life Losses. To learn more, click here.