Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona (BIAAZ)

The Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona (BIAAZ) is a non-profit organization working to improve the lives of those living with brain injuries and their families.

The Arizona Governor’s Council on Spinal and Head Injuries supports the Alliance’s resource facilitation, coordination activities and related services.

BIAAZ provides:

  • Resource facilitation and coordination for brain injury survivors and family members,
  • Education for professionals, survivors, families, and community members,
  • Public awareness and advocacy activities.

On their website, you’ll find:

BIAAZ is a member of the United States Brain Injury Alliance.

To learn more: Visit the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona.

Run, Walk and Roll 2023

2023 Run, Walk and Roll – 10K & 5K Race/1 Mile Fun Run

Join BIAAZ and the community to help survivors of brain injury get back in their race!

Your participation helps survivors of brain injury in their short- and long-term recovery from stroke, TBI, concussion, or brain tumor. Proceeds from the Run, Walk, & Roll 10K/5K/1-Mile Fun Run go directly to programs for survivors, their families, and caregivers.

So lace up your running shoes or prep your adaptive tech and be part of this community by supporting brain health.

Race will take place at Kiwanis Park 6111 S. All American Way, Tempe AZ on Saturday, March 25th, 2023. 

Registration starts at 7am and race begins at 8am.

Follow the link for additional information on how to register or become a sponsor.

Run, Walk and Roll Event Page


Below you will find a list of events the Alliance is offering to the community (survivors, caregivers, family members and professionals). Registration is required to attend their events. If you have any questions you can contact

For a listing of other events being offered by BIAAZ please visit their Events Calendar.

BIAAZ Support Groups

BIAAZ offers several different support groups around the state of Arizona. There are options for virtual and in person. Please visit their website for additional information on days, times, location and how you can join. Support Groups Page.

Think Tall - Don't Fall

Come join this virtual series to build skills and boost abilities. This is for survivors of any type of brain injury or trauma. The series runs Thursdays from June 23rd – December 15th, 2022 from 2pm-3pm.  Registration is required to attend. Please visit the BIAAZ Event Page to find the sessions you want to register for.

Unmasking Brain Injury

All masks, along with the survivor stories, will be displayed throughout the state of Arizona in an effort to increase awareness and educate Arizona’s communities about the impacts and prevalence of brain injury.

There are several ways you can participate and support this important project.

Survivors of all types of brain injury, stroke, TBI, concussion, brain tumor, brain bleed, or brain aneurism are invited to complete and submit the Mask Request Form that is located on BIAAZ website. Follow the link below for more information.

BIAAZ Unmasking Brain Injury Project

Pancakes & Pajamas

Join BIAAZ for the year end brain health social to celebrate another year of surviving, thriving and learning from one another. 
Date: December 10th, 2022
Time: 3:30-6:00pm MST
Location: Ability360 campus: 5025 E. Washington St, Phoenix AZ
The event is being catered and free to attend but registration is required. Please visit the Event Page for more information and details. 

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