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Did You Know?


Friday, September 18th, 2020 is National Concussion Awareness Day in the US. 

Let us work together to help raise awareness around concussion (mTBI) and ways we can help prevent injuries in our communities! The Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona is doing JUST THAT by asking the community "what do you wish people knew about concussion?" They are inviting people to make a 1-2 minute video at home OR you can go and record a session with them! Contact them for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 520-301-3301. 

For more information visit BIAAZ Website

You can also check out US Olympic hopeful Ky Westbrook's video - Coping With Uncertainty and Disappointment Ky Westbrook


Empowerment Research, in partnership with Governor's Council on Spinal & Head Injuries, is hosting several events on the topic of concussion (mTBI) leading up to National Concussion Awareness Day! Events are free to attend and registration is required. More details on event page - "Just For The Health Of It" - More About Concussion!

SCI Awareness Month!

September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month!

The Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association is providing a variety of educational programs & virtual events during the month of September to connect to the SCI & Paralysis community.

Whether you are a survivor, family member/caregiver, or professional who works with individuals with SCI/paralysis you are welcome to join in the entire month. Check out their website for additional details and lists of events happening throughout September. 


The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation are also hosting virtual events throughout September to help raise awareness around spinal cord injury & paralysis. Check out their Events Page for more information and how to register for events!