Local online support group helping those with brain injuries

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich –The Alpena Brain Injury Support Group in collaboration with the Brain Injury Association of Michigan has started a local onlinesupport group to help caregivers, family and friends work with those suffering from brain injuries.The Brain Injury Association of Michigan designed a support group to share information, experiences and gain knowledge about brain injuries.According to the support group facilitator , Sandy Smith, injuries that impact the brain are easily undetected.Smith said there are signs that could indicate you may be suffering unknowingly from a brain injury which are considered silent injuries.According to Clinical Social Worker, Nancy Kotwicki, there are additional indicators that may be related to brain injuries such as isolating, depressionor anxiety.Kotwicki also said brain injuries can result from a fall, domestic abuse and other injuries but remedies are available.The Brain Injury Association is currently meeting by Zoom but will be meeting at Mid Michigan in Alpena once in–person meetings resume.The group meets on the 2nd Monday of each month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Registration is required and for those interested in signing up, you can do soand for those interested in signing up, you can visit www.biami.orgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious 4th of July Fireworks are a go this yearNext J.C. Penney making steps toward closing its doors for goodlast_img

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