Denver Central BI Support Group
Caregivers, Survivors, Medical Professionals
The people that are regular members of our group have survived brain injuries from a wide variety of causes, lived with the consequences for a number of years, and are able to offer valuable feedback or accommodation strategies to one another. Regarding the particulars on how the group operates: the facilitator - Mark Condon ꟷ a brain injury survivor himself, does not have a set agenda that is followed, nor does he operate from a specific format ꟷ other than emphasizing communication and social skill building (an important component of life post-injury).When someone brings up a particular difficult issue/or a positive break through that he or she needs help with/or wants to talk about, that becomes the focus of our conversation. The group has been most helpful when each of us talk about what has/has not helped with a particular aspect of life with a brain injury; talks about something important to them (politics excluded – we do not talk politics) or whatever that brings them joy; identify good problem-solving strategies; give doctors/therapists referrals; or share about helpful local programs and resources.
BIAC's Denver Central BI Support Group is designed to create a simple venue where survivors of a brain injury can come together with other survivors, their families, friends, and care-partners, for mutual support on their rehabilitation journeys and for the benefit of the total group. Our group consistently creates a positive environment for developing social skills, enhancing communication abilities, learning self-advocacy strategies, pro-active rehabilitation therapies, initiating friendships, and promoting public awareness with community involvement.
Educational support, Caregivers welcome, Emotional support, Regular Meetings, Social support
Open to anyone in the community
Please contact the support group before arriving to confirm meeting location, date, and time.
Disclaimer: Our stroke support group registry includes groups that are independent of American Stroke Association. Discussion topics do not necessarily reflect the views of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.