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Brain Injury
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Facts

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Your Questions
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Are you aware?

BRAIN INJURY CAN HAPPEN TO ANYONE.

The statistics are staggering

  • The annual incidence of TBI is greater than that of Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injury, HIV/AIDS and Breast Cancer combined
  • 50,000 Canadians suffer brain injuries each year; more than 11,000 Canadians die each year as a result of brain injury
  • Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability of Canadians under the age of 40.

Are you aware?

The impact of brain injury can be devastating not only to the survivors themselves, but to family members, caregivers, friends and their community.  It can affect every aspect of life, often resulting in loss of livelihood, isolation, physical, emotional and behavioral challenges.

Are you aware?

  • Most Canadians do not know how prevalent brain injury really is or how much it can change lives
  • Awareness can change the world for brain injury survivors and break down the barriers
  • You are instrumental in making sure CANADIANS ARE AWARE!

Faces of Brain Injury