(709) 368-7119 info@nlbia.ca

WELCOME TO THE NLBIA

The Newfoundland & Labrador Brain Injury Association is a non-profit advocacy organization which strives to improve the quality of life of survivors, their families and friends.

NLBIA GOALS

Helping to identify the needs of survivors, their families and friends. Enhancing access to quality care and services. Improving public awareness of brain injury through education.

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1-709-727-4705

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Community & Events

Community & Events information is available here for the NLBIA! The Newfoundland and Labrador Brain Injury Association is active in the Community and we want to help bring awareness to our events! To find out more about our community & events please click on our events calendar below. If you have an event in relation to NLBIA activities that you would like to make us aware of please feel free to contact us.

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Community News and Events

For Community News and Events, check out the latest posts and articles we’ve contributed to help keep you informed! 

ALL BRAINS ARE BEAUTIFUL!

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Newfoundland and Labrador! This year our theme is “All Brains Are Beautiful” to emphasize that anyone can experience a brain injury and all brain injury survivors endure ongoing challenges from this significant life changing event. Whether major or minor, all are beautiful and deserve the treatment to enjoy everyday of their life.

During the whole month we have two events!

First, we are looking for participants to do a virtual walk, ride or run with us! Participants are encouraged to set their own fundraising goals to match their activity, perhaps you could have every kilometer equal 25 brain dollars raised!

Participants’ photos and stories of their fundraising fitness event and brain dollars raised will be posted on our website and social media.

Sign up today! Go to our contact page and add subject , ALL BRAINS ARE BEAUTIFUL

Second, become a Brain Baker!  We want to see all your beautiful brain baking!!!
Post on our Facebook group page https://www.facebook.com/events/2279885875640062  your items for sale from anywhere in Newfoundland and Labrador. Name the location you are selling from for buyers to obtain curbside pickup!!! You can PM us with the details for us to to let buyers know. Or follow us on Twitter at #AllBrainsAreBeautiful or
#juneisnlbraininjuryawareness
By doing so, you set the proceeds of what your items cost. A minimum donation of 50% is recommended if you wish to donate. So, if a loaf of bread is $4.00 you could donate $2.00 for example.
Share with all your baker friends! 

The NL Brain Injury Association 50/50 Draw is for $10,000! Tickets are 5 dollars each with a total of 4000 tickets printed. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Treasurer, Jim Johnston at newfyman2020@yahoo.ca. E-transfers will be accepted with a picture of your tickets sent to you! The draw date as been extended to December 15th, 2020 or until all tickets are sold.

Find our Facebook Group! NL Brain Injury Association

Join our online discussion board! We want to hear from you! Participate in posted topics, learn of assistance, educational tools and how we are facing the future from this pandemic. Share your story with us!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/679286046138784

The NL Brain Injury Association 50/50 Draw is for $10,000! Tickets are 5 dollars each with a total of 4000 tickets printed. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Treasurer, Jim Johnston at newfyman2020@yahoo.ca. E-transfers will be accepted with a picture of your tickets sent to you! The draw date as been extended to December 15th, 2020 or until all tickets are sold.

NL Brain injury Association 50/50 draw!

The NL Brain Injury Association 50/50 Draw is for $10,000! Tickets are 5 dollars each with a total of 4000 tickets printed. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Treasurer, Jim Johnston at newfyman2000@yahoo.ca. E-transfers will be accepted with a picture of your tickets sent to you! The draw date as been extended to December 15th, 2020 or until all tickets are sold.

The NL Brain Injury Association 50/50 Draw is for $10,000! Tickets are 5 dollars each with a total of 4000 tickets printed. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Treasurer, Jim Johnston at newfyman2020@yahoo.ca. E-transfers will be accepted with a picture of your tickets sent to you! The draw date as been extended to December 15th, 2020 or until all tickets are sold.

Support during COVID 19

During this period of time, many people are living with several changes in their lifestyle. Some may be finding it hard to cope or may be feeling anxious. If you require any help, reach out to these support groups:
Bridge the gapp: If you are finding it difficult to cope or feel anxious, Bridge the gapp offers many services to support you and your wellbeing. Please visit www.bridgethegapp.caOpens in new window for more information.
Provincial CHANNAL Warm Line: If you are feeling isolated and alone during COVID-19, you are encouraged to reach out and speak with a trained mental health peer supporter. Call the Provincial CHANNAL Warm Line at 1-855-753-2560 9:00am to 12:00am daily. Note that, due to large call volumes, you may be prompted to leave a voice mail. CHANNAL will return your call with a blocked phone number to protect your privacy.
Mental Health Crisis Line: If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, you should call 1-888-737-4668, available 24 hours a day. Crisis Text Line (powered by Kids Help Phone): Children, youth and young adults can text ‘TALK’ to 686868 to a trained volunteer Crisis Responder who will help with any issues – big or small. The service is free, confidential, and available 24 hours a day.
Kids Help Phone: Kids Help Phone offers free telephone and texting support to children and youth, 24 hours a day in French and English. Youth can be anonymous and will receive professional counselling, information and referrals. Call 1-800-668-6868, visit KidsHelpPhone.ca for online resources or download the Always There App.
SeniorsNL: For seniors and individuals who support seniors, SeniorsNL is a great resource that is available throughout the province. Individuals can call 1-800-563-5599 for information or just to talk. SeniorsNL can also be contacted via email at info@seniorsnl.ca or online at http://seniorsnl.ca/.
COVID 19
The NL Brain Injury Association was to conduct a 50/50 draw on April 17th, 2020 and has now delayed this with licence authorization until December 15, 2020 or until all 4000 tickets are sold. We have also had to cancel our Brain Basics Training Seminar that was due to take place June 2020. Regretfully, we have also had to temporarily lay off our valuable staff due to the recent pandemic and look forward to having them back soon. Our board of directors are still available to anyone who may need to contact the organization. In the meantime, if any survivor requires special assistance please contact the NL Mental Health Crisis Line at (709) 737-4668. We would like to thank all who participated so far in our Spring draw and all of our donors as well. If you require any further assistance please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@nlbia.ca or visit our website
The NL Brain Injury Association was to conduct a 50/50 draw on April 17th, 2020 and has now delayed this with licence authorization until December 15, 2020 or until all 4000 tickets are sold. We have also had to cancel our Brain Basics Training Seminar that was due to take place June 2020. Regretfully, we have also had to temporarily lay off our valuable staff due to the recent pandemic and look forward to having them back soon. Our board of directors are still available to anyone who may need to contact the organization. In the meantime, if any survivor requires special assistance please contact the NL Mental Health Crisis Line at (709) 737-4668. We would like to thank all who participated so far in our Spring draw and all of our donors as well. If you require any further assistance please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@nlbia.ca.

International Day of Persons With Disabilities

On this 3rd day of December; International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Minister of CSSD Lisa Dempster and the Disability Policy Office are at The Coalition for Persons of Disabilities (COD NL) to present the document about...

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Volunteer Opportunity

If you would like to lend a hand this season and give back to the community, we'd love your help with our 50/50 tickets!

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NLBIA on VOCM

Listen to our knowledgeable staff member Angie as she helps keep the public informed on brain injury.

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Volunteer of the Month

We will feature one of our many valued volunteers at the end of each month to highlight their contributions to the community.

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50/50 Ticket Draw

We're having our 50/50 ticket draw December 30th, 2019. Tickets are $5.00 each for your chance to win up to $10,000. Please contact us or check our events to find out where we are selling today! Contact Us

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Synapse Newsletter

Coming soon!  Our monthly newsletter will feature the latest news on our organization and how we are supporting brain injured survivors.  Plus! If you have a story you would like to feature contact us info@nlbia.ca

A.B.L.E.

A.B.L.E. (Adults with Brain injury Living Everyday) is also a big part of our community & events. This support group is organized and run by Marina White, President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Brain Injury Association Board. The group meets every Wednesday for activities such as bowling, cards, bingo or movies.

A.B.L.E. hosts an annual hot dog sale at the Miller Centre during Brain Injury Awareness Month (June) as a fundraiser and awareness campaign. 

For more information call Marina at (709) 368-7119 or email here. Or contact us directly by clicking here.

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