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Brain Injury Support Group

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Dec 11, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
La Crosse Campus
La Crosse, WI

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Brain Injury Support Group is also offered...

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
La Crosse Campus
La Crosse, WI
Registration Not Required

The Brain Injury Support Group is for people 16 years and older with brain injuries and their friends and family members.

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Gundersen Health System's Brain Injury Support Group is for adults and children who have suffered a brain injury. The group is also open to friends and family members. The group offers the following:

  • Sharing mutual concerns related to brain injury
  • Educational topics
  • Awareness and socialization
  • Resources available
  • Community integration
  • Discuss work and leisure experiences
  • Family support and relationships
  • Peer support

Please join our Facebook group to view upcoming meetings, events and offer support to other members of our group.

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Meeting Times

The support group will meet from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Mooney Education Room, located on the first floor of the Gundersen La Crosse Clinic. Directional signs and an information desk receptionist will help direct you to the room.

Our 2019 meeting dates are:

  • Thursday, March 21
  • Thursday, August 15
  • Thursday, December 19

What is a Brain Injury?

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is defined as a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the function of the brain. Not all blows or jolts of the head result in a TBI. The severity of such an injury may range from "mild" (a brief change in mental status or consciousness) to "severe" (an extended period of unconsciousness or amnesia after the injury). A TBI can result in short or long-term problems with thinking, learning, language, behavior, emotions and/or physical function.
  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) can be defined as an injury to the brain, which is not hereditary, congenital or degenerative, that has occurred after birth. ABI includes injuries due to anoxia, brain infections, toxic exposure, stroke, aneurysms and others.

Elizabeth Rand, RN Educator - (608) 775-4065,

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Tue, December 11 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM La Crosse Campus

Location Details

  • La Crosse Campus
    1900 South Avenue
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    Main: 608-782-7300

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