Brain Injury Group of Southern WV - March 17, 2012

Posted: March 8, 2012

Brain Injury Awareness 2012

MARCH is Brain Injury Awareness Month!

Please join the Brain Injury Group of Southern WV
At the Crossroads Mall (Center of mall in front of JC Penny)
to promote awareness, share information and increase resources!

Saturday, March 17, 2012
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an injury to the brain caused by an external force after birth. Common causes of a traumatic brain injury include gunshot wounds, motor vehicle crashes, assaults, or falling and striking your head.

An acquired brain injury (ABI) includes all types of traumatic brain injuries and also brain injuries caused after birth by cerebral vascular accidents (commonly known as stroke), and loss of oxygen to the brain.

For more information please contact Shannon Hughart (304) 222–1132 or Teresa Harvey (304) 575–5995.