We are the Injured Brain Community
If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury of any type, then he or she is now living with an injured brain—and we number in the thousands! When we find each other, make new friendships with one another, support each other, and advocate together, we become a lifeline for others and receive the same back from them. It is what our Injured Brain Community is all about.
The more we interact with each other, the stronger we become. We are living a lifelong journey of recovery, and whether you’ve recently suffered a brain injury or you’ve been progressing along your unique recovery journey for some time, we are in this together. When we find each other here, we become part of something bigger.
Our voices, together, make one voice in support of all people living with an injured brain. Together we can inspire hope in one another, advocate for additional resources together, be the shoulder we need to cry upon or the friend who “gets it” to give a high-five to, and help each other overcome our isolation.
The Power of Community
When we support one another and stand together, we are not alone.
“Sometimes I feel so alone, like the world has left me behind,” said Jeff, a Nebraskan living with an injured brain. And we say: Jeff, you are not alone anymore. None of us are! We can find each other through NIBN, and we can be part of something bigger than ourselves again as we continue to pursue our recovery journey.
Check out the Chapter Members link above, or connect to the Support Forum by clicking the link below—find a friend. Share your questions and ideas. Tell your fellow members of the Injured Brain Community more about you: your hobbies, likes and dislikes, hopes, etc. Don’t feel alone anymore! We are in this together.
Each of us has either suffered a brain injury, or we are here on behalf of a loved one who is living with an injured brain (and, there are caregivers who visit this site to understand more about what it means when we say we are living with an injured brain). Although each of us has our unique recovery journey ahead of us, we have many things in common—so there are opportunities to stand together and advocate as one voice. No one can do that for us better than we can for ourselves.
Please join NIBN by signing up to receive the newsletter at the bottom of our home page, and by creating a profile on the NIBN Support Forum (click here). When we stand together we are strong together.
Supporting Each Other
We can join together as the Injured Brain Community and be part of something bigger than ourselves. But each of us needs to do more. We need to connect with and provide support to one another.
Maybe you’ve got a resource you’d like to share?
Or perhaps you have an insight you can share in response to someone’s question and call for help on the Support Forum.
Maybe you’ve got a question you’d like to ask?
Are the person someone else can lean on for a minute? Or do you need to do the leaning a bit?
We are here, together. Our support for one another is only as good as our effort to do just: support one another.