Support

Brain Injury Support Groups

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THRIVE with Brain Injury Support Group
Hosted by:  Brain Injury Alliance of New Mexico
James Brown, Facilitator

This support group offers emotional, social, and resource support for people living with brain injury of all kinds including stroke and their family members, caregivers, and support people.

An antidote to social distancing: Reach out with your heart!

Join Us Online on Zoom or by Phone.
Tuesdays, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Zoom  Meeting ID:  885 3577 9866

You may join the video-conference or you may join with audio-only on your phone. Audio-only means that the group won’t see you and you won’t see the group, but everyone can hear each other speak and converse, including you.  Dial in by phone by calling one of these Zoom numbers:
253-215-8782 or  346-248-7799.  Press *6 to mute or to unmute yourself to speak when you dial in.

Caregiver Support Group, New Mexico
Hosted by:  Adam Mayer, Facilitator

Two Sundays per month
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Online Zoom meeting
Please email Adam for the meeting link.
Adam’s support group email address: braincarenm@gmail.com

Retrain Your Brain Group
Hosted by: Ralph Frakes, Facilitator

Every Wednesday, 11 am -1 pm
Zoom Meeting ID# 883 328 719
Ralph’s phone:  505-715-8822

Survivor Sunday Support Group Meeting
Hosted by:  Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona

Third Sunday of Each Month
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm  (2:00 pm MST, 3:00 pm MDT*)
Zoom Meeting ID: 87807906385

*Please note that during the fall and winter, when NM is not on Daylight Savings Time and is on Mountain Standard Time, then 2:00 pm Arizona time is also 2:00 pm New Mexico time.

During Daylight Savings Time in NM (Mountain Daylight Time), then this support group is from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm NM time.

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital
Brain Injury Support Group
Hosted by: David Small, Facilitator

HealthSouth / Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital
7000 Jefferson St., NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
3rd Wed. of each month
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Zoom Meeting ID: 840 9580 7377

David’s phone: 505-858-0939

Caregiver Support Group
Hosted by: Brain Injury Association of America
Tom Gallup, Facilitator

This group meets online from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.MDT on the second and fourth Sunday of each month via Zoom.

Please contact the facilitator to confirm the time and to receive the meeting link or meeting ID.
Tom’s email:  tpgallup@comcast.net

Tom’s phone: 301-502-8420 .

Other Groups

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Brain Injury Resource Group 
Hosted by: Brain Injury Alliance of New Mexico
Margot Feldvebel, LCSW, facilitator.

We invite you if you are a person living with brain injury (PLWBI), a family member or caregiver of a PLWBI to attend to learn about resources.

If you are a professional or an employee of a health care system or any  State or community agency, you are welcome to attend to help attendees with brain injury and to help us learn what your agency can offer people living with brain injury.

The goal of this group is to help individuals, families, family members, or caregivers of people living with brain injury to learn about State and community resources. Do you need brain injury rehabilitation? Medical care? Cognitive rehabilitation? Housing? Bring these questions and more to the resource group to learn about your options.

Jan. through Oct.: 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month
November, 1st and 3rd Fridays; December, 1st and 2nd Fridays
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 845 4988 5009