HEALTH. SAFETY. QUALITY OF LIFE.
The Arizona Governor’s Council on Spinal and Head Injuries works to enhance the health, safety, and quality of life for children and adults with spinal cord injuries (SCI) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and their families.
7th Annual Push Foward Conference
Conference for individuals with spinal cord injuries, family members, caregivers and professionals.
Join the Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association (AzSCIA) for their 7th Annual Push Forward Conference!
When: Friday, October 7th, 2022
Where: Desert Willow Conference Center
4340 E Cotton Center Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Registration is Free for Survivors, and one family member OR caregiver! Additional family members, caregivers, students or professionals are $40.
Vendor & sponsorship opportunities are available too.
Survivor Virtual Art Exhibit
The Creative Brain
The Creative Brain features artwork from over 40 artists from around the state of Arizona. Each artist in this exhibit has sustained an aquired brain injury, which means it was sustained after birth. Some were artists before, but most found the passion after their injury as they navigated their way through recovery and discovering new life priorities. The virtual gallery is open to view. Please follow the link below to scroll through the artwork and get to know the artists. (Once on the page navigate to the Gallery Entrance button).
Local Community Partners
The Governor’s Council teams up with local organizations and partners to help raise awareness and educate the public on brain injury, neuro-impaiment and spinal cord injury.
BRAIN INJURY ALLIANCE OF ARIZONA
Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona hosts virtual and in-person events every month to help support survivors, family members, and professionals! Those include events include social, educational and support groups. They also provide resource facilitation to survivors, family members, and professionals.
ARIZONA SPINAL CORD INJURY ASSOCIATION
Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association hosts in person and virtual events every month to consumers, family, and friends. Check out their website for more information and how to register.
Vocational Rehabilitation counselors work with individuals with disabilities to assist them in attaining employment and becoming or remaining economically self-sufficient.
Arizona Department of Health Services
The Department’s broad mission encompasses behavioral health, disease prevention and control, health promotion, community public health, environmental health, maternal and child health, and emergency preparedness.