Brain Injury Association of Mississippi
"Improving the quality of life for survivors of brain and spinal cord injury and their families and
supporting programs designed to prevent such injuries."
"ART-RESTART"
The BIA of MS has begun a new project called "Art
Restart."  It is for all brain and/or spinal cord injury
survivors at no cost whatsoever. Come and enjoy
time with our staff and other survivors, caregivers
and professionals.  Please contact us if interested.
 
    Sports Concussions
A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury, or TBI,
caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change
the way your brain normally works. Concussions can also
occur from a blow to the body that causes the head to move
rapidly back and forth. Even a “ding,” “getting your bell
rung,” or what seems to be a mild bump or blow to the head
can be serious.

         Sport Concussion Powerpoint
   by Executive Director, Lee Jenkins
Traumatic Brain
Injury (TBI) is
often called the
signature wound of
the Iraq and
Afghanistan wars...  
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Protect Your Head With A Helmet

ordinance.  If you are interested in your city doing this,
please let us know.  A few of the cities we have worked
with include: City of Ridgeland, City of Jackson, City of
Starkville and many more.  We look forward to working
with your city in the near future.
Five Good Reasons
to Wear a Helmet

Here's how to get your
children to wear a helmet
and prevent injuries...
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We would like to thank
all of  our sponsors:
Managing Memory Deficits  in
the Community

The Caregiver Webinar is presented by BIAA. Memory
issues are very common after a brain injury and have a
significant impact on day-to-day functioning. Dr. Allison
Clark of the Brain Injury Research Center at TIRR will
discuss common memory deficits, and several
strategies that can be used in the community to help
compensate for memory deficits.
Concussions: What
does Brett Favre
think?

Legendary quarterback and future
NFL Hall-of-Famer Brett Favre
spoke to TODAY's Matt Lauer about
football, concussions and his future.
Thank you to everyone who
supported our 2014 Golf
Tournament.  It was a huge
success and everyone there
had a great time!  Thank you
to T'BEAUX'S for doing the
crawfish.