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Education & Prevention

Raising Awareness. Reducing Brain Injury.

Approximately 1.5 million people in Canada are living with a brain injury. The incidence of brain injury outnumbers breast cancer, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and HIV/AIDS - combined. Yet up to 90% of brain injuries are preventable.
 
We're bringing brain injury to the forefront and reducing preventable brain injury. 

Education and Prevention Programs and Services

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Pushor MItchell Symposium on Brain Injury

BRAINx

This is a dynamic educational event. It's been a go-to learning opportunity in the field of brain injury for over 25 years.

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ACT - UCT

Helmet Safety Program

We teach children safe cycling behaviours. We also provide youth 19 and under with bicycle helmets if their family can't afford one.

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Valley First

Community Presentations

We give educational presentations throughout the community. Presentations are customized to meet audience needs.

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Brain Injury Prevention

School Presentations

We make presentations in Central Okanagan schools. We teach children about the brain and how to prevent brain injuries.

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Gen Z Prevention Project

Skullwise School Program

We've developed an educational toolkit for middle schools. It provides an inquiry-based lesson sequence on the subject of Youth and Concussion.

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Brain Awareness Day

Brain Bright Day

In 2019 we held our first Brain Bright Day - a day to engage youth in celebrating our amazing brain and how to prevent concussion/brain injury.

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Preventing Brain injury in Youth

P.A.R.T.Y. Program

We participate in the Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth program held at Kelowna General Hospital.

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