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!
Tickets will go on sale for this year’s Family & Professional’s Conference in a few months. Plan on joining us Thursday and Friday, November 11-12, 2020 at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley, UT. This year’s event includes a Gala and a concussion class.
Have a brain injury? Need help?
At the end of May, the BIAU will be closing its office in Murray and moving to a new office in the Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital at the University of Utah. This means much of the office furniture will be for sale, and helmets are discounted to $5 from now until May 31. Address and phone number changes will be updated as soon as possible. Read the letter from our executive director for more details…
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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.
Be HeadsmartBike Helmet For Sale!
- 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.