BIAPA welcomes Encompass Heath Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona to the Brain Injury Ambassador Program.
BIAPA welcomes Encompass Heath Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona to the Brain Injury Ambassador Program. We are so pleased to be able to offer the services of our trained volunteer ambassadors to brain injury patients and families in this facility. Our Ambassador volunteers, who all have lived experience with brain injury, offer an important personalized connection…Read More
Depression and Brain Injury
Depression is a common symptom after a stroke (one third of patients,) and after a Traumatic Brain Injury (over half of patients). Senator John Fetterman’s recent treatment for depression has prompted much discussion on this topic. There are of course several reasons for the association between brain injury and depression. Organic factors related to the…Read More
BIAPA is new home for ReDiscoverU
Beginning in January 2023, the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania is the new home for the ReDiscoverU program. Established by the Council on Brain Injury (CoBI), the ReDiscoverU Program assists individuals in learning new skills or rediscovering past interests through inclusive and diverse educational opportunities that enhance the health, well-being, and knowledge of those who…Read More