We are now operating in a virtual office!
The Brain Injury Alliance of Utah is still open and running, using a virtual office format.
We can be reached at 801-709-1420
Our new mailing address is:
October 1&2, 2020
Family and Professionals Conference on Brain Injury!
This year’s conference will be a virtual event with two days of exciting speakers, interactive networking sessions, and an exhibitor expo. Register now!
Registration costs are significantly reduced
Brain Injury Survivors, Family Members, and Caregivers: Free due to scholarships provided by Utah Department of Health
Educators: Free due to Scholarships provided by the Utah State Board of Education (includes licensure points)
First Responders: Free due to due to scholarships provided by Utah Department of Health
University of Utah Students, Faculty, and Staff: Free due to scholarships provided by the 1U4U Initiative
Intermountain Healthcare Staff: Free due to scholarships provided by the 1U4U Initiative
Professionals: $130 (includes CME/CEU)
Residents or Fellows: $60 (includes CME/CEU)
This year’s virtual event will be conducted via Hopin.
Accreditation: The University Of Utah School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be made in advance.
BIAU for Your Business
Invite our Executive Director, Glenn Lanham, to your next staff meeting! He will give a short presentation on the many resources available to you and your clients through the Brain Injury Alliance of Utah. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diagnostic tests, therapies, support groups, and more are available for survivors and caretakers. There are many who want to help you; we know their names. We can help you. Schedule a free appointment today!
Save Your Spot!
Registration is open and tickets are on sale for this year’s Family & Professional’s Conference. Join us October 1-2, 2020. This year’s event is virtual and includes a excellent session, networking sessions, and a virtual vendor expo.
Have a brain injury? Need help?
Please call 801-709-1420 or contact us.
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Resources For Those That Suffer With Brain Injury
Find the right community resources for your brain injury needs. Call our office at 801-716-4993 to schedule a free consultation!
Ways You Can Contribute To The Brain Injury Alliance of Utah
Volunteer Your TimeJoin Our Community
- Volunteer in the office! Join us for special events. 5K Run, or the Family & Professionals Conference. Prevention support.
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- For only $10 you can buy a brand new bike helmet! Save a head. Buy onlline or walk in our office to save on shipping.
Support UsWe ♥ Donations
- Family & Professionals Conference, HeadSmart program, $5 helmets, Support Groups, Advocacy
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- Discounted event tickets Quarterly newsletter Brain injury resources Free bike helmets Recognition
About the Brain Injury Alliance of Utah
- concerns or complaints about services in the community
- questions about rights,
- access to appropriate services,
- ideas for making services better; and
- general questions or the need for information concerning services for persons with traumatic brain injuries
- learn more!
Leading Causes of TBI in Utah
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Did you know?
- Every 23 seconds, one person in the U.S. sustains a brain injury
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a silent yet serious epidemic currently leaving 5.3 million Americans with disabilities. This represents over- 2% of the US population; 56,000 victims in Utah alone!
- Falls are the leading cause of TBI. Rates are highest for children aged 0-4 years and for adults aged 75 years and older.
- Motor vehicle-traffic injury is the leading cause of TBI-related death. Rates are highest for adults aged 20-24 years.
- There was a 62% increase in fall-related TBI seen in emergency departments among children aged 14 years and younger from 2002 to 2006.
- Every 7 minutes, someone dies of a brain injury
- One death every day and one brain injury every four minutes can be prevented by the use of helmets in recreational activities, including skiing and biking.
- An estimated 1.7 million people sustain a TBI annually.
- 52,000 die, 275,000 are hospitalized, and 1.365 million, nearly 80% are treated and released from an emergency department.
- In Utah, 500 die, over 2,000 are hospitalized and 20,000 are treated and released from an emergency department each year.
Who does BIAU help?
How much does it cost to make an appointment?
It costs nothing to make an appointment. All of the one on one consulting we do with families and individuals with brain injury is free. We receive our funding from grants and generous support from those in our community. Our resource facilitation is available short term or long term, depending upon your needs. Call 801-709-1420 today for a free consultation!