Brain Injury – Supportive Care

ABI or Acquired Brain Injury is considered a non-traumatic brain injury that happens after birth; this can result in the dysfunction of the nervous system. A non-traumatic brain injury can be caused by an aneurysm, stroke, suffocation (lack of oxygen to the brain), Infection, or disease. A TBI or Traumatic Brain Injury a mechanical injury caused by an external force such as a fall, sports injury, motor vehicle accidents, and physical assaults. The service listings on this page will help those who have suffered these injuries.

Acquired Brain Injury Services: An Integration of Community Services for DMHAS Consumers with Brain Injury. The mission of the ABI Community Services is to facilitate PERSON-CENTERED RECOVERY and encourage personal empowerment for persons living with acquired brain injury and mental illness.

Location: Middletown, CT / Statewide Services

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Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut (BIAC) For more than 35 years BIAC has been Connecticut’s partner in brain injury prevention and recovery. We provide critical resources and support to brain injury survivors, their families and caregivers while educating individuals throughout Connecticut about brain injury awareness and prevention. Call the HelpLine at 800-278-8242

Location: Windsor, CT

Advocacy & Stigma Busting
Brain Injury

Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut (BIAC): We sponsor approximately 18 support groups throughout Connecticut, giving individuals with brain injuries and their caregivers the opportunity to connect and share their stories. Facilitated by both an individual with a brain injury or a family member, and a professional, the support groups are extremely fluid in responding to the interests of their attendees.

Locations: Click Here for current listing of the support groups in Connecticut

Brain Injury
Helping the Healers

Change Incorporated: Offers home care services in CT and behavioral health services and Counseling for Depression in Connecticut. Home Care Services in CT. Our trained professionals provide assistance to individuals with many different disabilities. Alzheimer’s home care in Connecticut, counseling for depression Connecticut, Elderly care services in Middletown, Connecticut. We deliver quality home care services to ensure each individual we serve will enjoy a productive, independent, and fulfilling life.

Service Area: Litchfield, Hartford, Tolland, Windham, New London, Middlesex, and New Haven Counties

Mental Health Treatment
Brain Injury Connect with a Certified Specialist who provides individual support and guidance for People, Family members, Caregivers, Educators, Medical and Therapeutic professionals. For more information call: 1-860-942-0365

Location: Statewide

Employment Assistance
Brain Injury

CT Brain Injury Support Network: The mission of CT Brain Injury Support Network is to promote awareness, education, advocacy and improved health care services for brain injury survivors. We strive to improve the lives of all who are impacted by brain injury through education, support and advocacy.

Location: Columbia, CT

Advocacy & Stigma Busting
Brain Injury

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, Brain injury Recource Page. This page has many good resource links to associations, books, magazines, and apps.

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare offers a support group of Acquired Brain Injury Patients. Open to all family and caregivers of current inpatients or recent Gaylord inpatients with an ABI.

Location: Wallingford, CT

Brain Injury

Traumatic or Acquired Brain Injury Support Group – Facebook Group:This Support Group is for anyone that is a Traumatic or Acquired Brain Injury survivors/caregivers. If you selling things like sunglasses, bags, post inappropriate or rude comments, etc., you will be deleted AND banned!

Location: Online

Online Support Groups
Brain Injury

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