Central Washington Brain Injury Support Groups

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Central Washington Brain Injury Support Groups

Peer to Peer Brain Injury Support Groups

Location: Ellensburg
Members: 5
Latest Activity: Aug 10, 2013

Central Washington Disability Resources
422 N. Pine Street, Ellensburg.
For individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries or similar disorders:
2nd Monday of every month, Noon - 1:30 p.m. Bring brown bag lunch.
4th Thursday of every month, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Coffee and support.
3rd Wednesday of every month, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Caregiving and family support issues.

The purpose of a support group is to learn more about brain injury and available services by meeting with others who are facing or have faced similar challenges. The essential elements of a support group are:

Gather information
Share common needs and strengths
Provide a place to meet new friends and find new connections in the community
Provide a safe place to find courage and take risks
Provide an opportunity to socialize
Provide an environment where positive and negative views can be expressed without being judged

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BRAIN INJURY FACT - LOOKS ARE DECEIVING people expect us to be healed in a few months like a broken arm or leg, I wish it was like that but it can take years if not a life time…

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Gregory B. Decker replied to Stephanie's discussion Accepting My New Self
"After, just months shy of, 3 decades of living with the multiple effects of my Traumatic Brain Injury I have came to the assumption that people, including so called long time friends, take advantage of me beings I am naive.  I have hated my…"
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So those of you who really want to try to understand that don't have a brain injury, imagine your thoughts going so fast you can't think them, and feelings so dark they scare you. Ever see liar liar where John Carey's words just…

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Anyone put things in a safe place so you don't for get where you put something, and then can't remember where that was, and as your looking for the place you forget what your looking for. I think it is a conspiracy it has to be the men…

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anyone else just blurt things out and when you can't or asked to wait by the time you do get to saying something you dont remember, how many get excited when you do…

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People say they want to know what going on, and when you try to explain what is going on with your brain injury they kind of just fade a way after a bit, because how can someone who looks so good have anything wrong, they think were crazy and say…

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brain injury is bigger than anyone knows, yet no one knows about it except for the millions living in the silence of the devastation that it leaves behind, making up a large population of the homeless, of those in prison and even worse. WAKE UP…

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SURVIVORS KNOW THIS - YOU ARE ONLY RESPONSIBLE 4 U First to all the survivors, I know we all lost a lot of people after our injury, I have come to realize that was just them, they were weak and really not who they say they are, I lost people who…

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