While great strides have been made in preventing some common causes of brain injury, other causes have gone shrouded in mystery and stigma. This is particularly so when it comes to brain injuries from opioid overdoses, which have increased during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
When you’ve spent decades raising money to address and improve the unmet physical, social, health, and psychological needs of those who have slipped below the radar, what do you do for an encore?
Due partly to its sensationalistic portrayal in the media, many think they have a clear picture of the travesty of human trafficking. Unfortunately, they’re only getting part of the story —
In addition to helping women and children create better lives for themselves, the reigning Miss Gilbert (AZ) is in the running for the 100th Miss America competition. But the story behind the story runs much deeper.
The pandemic may have made you exhausted and listless, but that’s only during your waking hours. Sleep has brought upon us a whole new world.
“Step therapy” is the protocol of patients having to try lower-priced medications before taking the “step up” to more expensive drugs, hence the name.
February has also officially been designated by Congress as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Discussions about the rising epidemic of teen dating violence are not only encouraged, but embraced, and not a moment too soon, because there is no time to spare.
Austin Peterson, CFP, CLU, MBA isn’t just in his second year as member of the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona Brain Health Advisory Council; he’s on a mission to raise awareness of brain health through financial support throughout the state.
Hosting a wedding in 2020 during a pandemic was not a dream scenario for any bride, but for East Coast businesswoman Ginger Tildon, her May wedding after a near-death experience was the perfect start to her next chapter.
Brain Injury Alliance encourages extra communication around head injuries between athletes, coaches, and parents during time of COVID
Ashley Bridwell, LMSW believes her purpose is to channel gratitude. This theme resonates throughout her personal and professional life as social worker in the Phoenix area.
Scot Taggart could have rested on his laurels as a football star, or be a catalyst for a highly successful technology company. Instead, he has used both as platforms for pursuing his passion: helping people with brain injury.