For Providers

Thank You for Helping Us

We are Peers, or people living with an injured brain, and we are so grateful for your expertise and your desire to help us make progress along our Recovery Journey, whatever that may mean for each of us.

Just by visiting our site, you’re demonstrating that you want to know more about us as Peers and Caregivers. The more you learn, the more you are able to understand us, ask questions, listen to us, and partner with us to shape our Recovery Journey—this is so very important to us. Thank you for making this effort; it says so much about you, not just as a professional service provider, but as a person who is willing to meet us where we’re at and empower us to be our best.

You are part of the Injured Brain Community, and we hope you become active in it in the following ways:

  • Sign up at the bottom of the Home page to receive our newsletter
  • Create a Profile and interact with other Providers, Peers and Caregivers via the Connection Board
  • Consider the Recovery Path Model, and engage us on our Recovery Journey
  • Encourage other Providers to learn more about Peers and Caregivers on this site
  • Contribute resources to our Resource Page so others can benefit

We look forward to interacting with you!

 

Key Takeaways

  • We value you as a Provider, and we invite you to learn more about us as Peers and Caregivers.
  • Our Recovery Journey is enhanced by the willingness of Providers to listen to, understand, and respond to our Voice.
  • As a Provider, you have the ability to alert other Providers to our unique needs and how best to engage with us—please be our Champion among other Providers.

Programs & Tools

Brain Injury Phases PDF

Peer Support PDF [DOCUMENT TO COME]

Definition of an Injured Brain PDF

Provider Champions

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Knowing there are other Caregivers experiencing what I’m experiencing gives me strength and hope.

Hollie, Hastings 
Hollie, Hastings

It’s hard to know she struggles, but I believe in her and it helps her continue.

June, Kearney 
June, Kearney

His brain injury brought us together and has made us close.

Susie, Kearney 
Susie, Kearney
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Support Forum Tips

1) Return Users: Use the top-left NIBN Member Login link to log in. You’ll be redirected to the Forum page after login.

2) New User Registration: Once on the Forum page, scroll down to the Forum dashboard to create your own account or click here to REGISTER then follow the prompts. After you have submitted your registration, you will be notified of what’s next, and you’ll also receive a confirmation email.

3) If your registration is approved, a second email notification will be sent to you. A login link will be included to help get you started. Log in with the username (or email address) and password used during registration.

4) Once logged in, you will be redirected to the Forum dashboard. Click on All Topics to begin your journey. On the Topics page, you can read the most recent topics and participate in the discussion, or start your own Topic by clicking the New Topic button.

5) You can subscribe or unsubscribe to email notifications for the entire Forum, or for any individual post.

6) When you create a Topic, a title or question is required, PLUS a brief explanation in the second text field. If you don’t include both, you will be prompted before you can submit the topic.

7) To update your profile picture or password, just go to the Membership Directory and find your profile card. You can use the search bar to narrow the results. Click your Edit Profile button. Next click the CHECKMARK which will change to Settings mode, then click the GEAR and choose MY ACCOUNT. The next screen will let you change your profile photo and password. Be sure to click the bottom button to save your changes.

8) If you want to log out, return to the Forum page and click Logout in the Forum Dashboard bar.

Forum Participant Agreement

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If you create a profile, you are agreeing to make public your identity and contact information, and other people who have created a profile will be able to see your identity and contact information.

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You are encouraged to ask questions and make comments to assist others. Please keep in mind that this service is not a medical or therapeutic offering from NIBN. Please keep your comments positive. NIBN leaders reserve the right to edit posts made by members.

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You agree not to advertise for yourself or anyone with the intent to buy, sell, or trade anything.

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You understand and agree that NIBN is not responsible for the accuracy of information shared by others via this Support Forum, and that NIBN is not recommending or endorsing any information posted by Peers on this site.

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NIBN is only the means by which members communicate and does not vouch for any information posted on this forum. This service is all about members empowering each other with information, discussion, etc. NIBN’s only role is to try to keep the focus positive—but we are confident that our members will be able to do that.

Sign up and enjoy!

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