July 28, 12:00 p.m. – Coping Strategies for the Music Lover (virtual event)

No matter your music preferences, incorporating music to cope with tricky emotions, thoughts or sensations can be a great way to bring wellbeing into your life in a fun manner. In this session, music therapist Anna McChesney will explore ways music can be used to improve your mental health. Reserve your spot now – space…

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Gov. Signs Bill Expanding Brain Injury Services to Students & Families

Press release

Governor Signs Momentous Legislation Expanding Services to Students with Brain Injuries Today, Governor Northam signed House Bill 2182, sponsored by Delegate Tony Wilt, into law. This momentous legislation will expand the Virginia Department of Education’s (DOE’s) definition of traumatic brain injury to include an acquired injury to the brain caused by a medical condition. DOE’s…

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CDC Releases New Report on Emergency Department Visits for Bicycle-Related TBIs/Concussions

In Monday, May 17th’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlighted a new report that indicates that the rate of emergency departments (ED) visits for bicycle-related traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and concussions decreased by almost half (49%) among children, but only by 6% among adults between 2009 and…

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Summer Internship Opening!

We're Hiring

Calling all Virginia Undergraduate students! We’re hiring a Development/Marketing intern for Summer 2021 and we hope you’ll apply! View the full job description and application directions below: About Us For 38 years, the Brain Injury Association of Virginia (BIAV) has been the only state-wide resource for brain injury information, resources, advocacy, education, and outreach. Our…

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