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Brain Injury Awareness Week

21 – 27 August 2023

Brain Injury Awareness Week is held annually to raise awareness of brain injury and its impact on individuals, families and community.

During the week, BrainLink will share stories of the one in 45 Australians living with a brain injury to celebrate their achievements and the commitment given to them by their families and the communities they live in.

Brain injury is more than you see, think and feel.

This year’s theme explores how although brain injury isn’t always seen, it’s a complex disability that affects how people think and feel as they recover and reintegrate into everyday life.

In particular BrainLink will showcase the joy of art across the “Brainlink family” at an inaugural art show. Many of the people BrainLink support are talented artists so let's...

Get Creative with BrainLink this Brain Injury Awareness Week.

Creative activities can be hugely beneficial to people after brain injury. They express how we SEE, THINK and FEEL.

Creativity such as art has a positive impact, boosts mental health and confidence. It can also play a key role in rehabilitation by encouraging people to practice skills such as manual dexterity and memory.

Brain injuries are like fingerprints, each one is different. 

The effects of brain injury are often invisible and adjusting to life with a Brain Injury can take time. It is vital BrainLink works to connect people impacted by brain injury to the care, support, and networks they need.

01 August 2023
Category: Brain Injury Awareness Week 2023