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Brain Injury and Concussion

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Local Information, Organizations and Featured Links

Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia (BIANS) Antigonish Chapter
Brain Injury is more common than people think & can result from concussion, stroke, open or closed head injury, infection, epilepsy etc... recovery can be a life-long process. We want to help you get connected! Brain injury can affect all aspects of one's life. Join us at the People's Place Library for brain injury support group meetings.
Where: People's Place Library Community Room 283 Main Street, Antigonish
Contact: Drop in or email antigonishbraininjury@gmail.com, for dates and times.

Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia
PO Box 8804 Halifax NS B3K 5M4
Fax: 902 473 7302
Tel: 902 473 7301
Email: info@braininjuryns.com
Website: braininjuryns.com

Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow
835 East River Rd New Glasgow, NS B2H 3S6
(902) 752-8311
pcha.nshealth.ca

St Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish
25 Bay St, Antigonish, NS B2G 2G4
(902) 863-2830

Health Connections Resource Centre
Located in the People's Place Library. 283 Main Street, Antigonish, NS B2G 2C3
Ph: 902 863-7369
Fax: 902 863-9318
Email: smithlj@gasha.nshealth.ca
Provides free health information and support.

Mayo Clinic on Brain Injury
Website: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/traumatic-brain-injury/basics/definition/con-20029302

Mayo Clinic on Concussion
Website: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/concussion/basics/definition/con-20019272

Mayo Clinic on Concussion in Children
Website: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/concussion/expert-answers/concussion-in-children/faq-20058282