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An acquired brain injury (ABI) is damage to the brain that occurs after birth. It is not related to a congenital disorder, a developmental disability, or degenerative disease. It is brain damage caused by motor vehicle crashes, stroke, fall, aneurysm, etc. The term does not refer to brain injuries induced by birth trauma.
Every year in our province, about 2,200 people sustain an ABI. About 150 of the people injured each year will need multiple services and lifetime support.
ABI Outreach Support Teams accept self-referrals as well as those from health facilities, physicians, rehabilitation program, professional support services, schools, and community agencies.
You can contact an ABI Outreach Support Team by calling:
You may experience the following if you consume alcohol or drugs after a brain injury:
Plan a Brain Walk helps students from kindergarten to grade six learn about the different functions of the brain
Concussion/Mild Brain Injury provides information on concussion and mild brain injury, specifically if it's been acquired playing sport.
The Survival Guide - Living with Acquired Brain Injury in the Community provides information and support to families of individuals who have had a moderate to severe brain injury.
ABI Partnership Project provides support to individuals with acquired brain injury so that they may live successfully in their communities with improved quality of life. There are currently 36 programs available.
Community Injury Prevention Grants enable community groups to establish, enhance and deliver programs that address traffic safety concerns and prevention initiatives in their communities.
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