June is Brain Injury Awareness Month and to kick off the month the Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST) is launching a campaign asking if you are aware?
Are you aware that a BRAIN INJURY CAN HAPPEN TO ANYONE?
The impact of a brain injury can be devastating not only to the survivors themselves, but to their family members, caregivers, friends and their community. It can affect every aspect of their life, often resulting in loss of livelihood, isolation, and physical, emotional and behavioral challenges.
Your brain is who you are, it’s your humanity. Just as no two people are alike, no two acquired brain injuries are alike. Survivors will experience the effects of acquired brain injuries in many different ways.
After a brain injury a person may experience many of the following changes:
- difficulties remembering new events, appointments, daily tasks
- changes to his or her personality
- frustration over things…
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