Find an Agency or Individual who can help you
Part of the mandate of the Concussion Awareness Community Education Committee is to connect individuals suffering from a concussion to resources and support available locally. The following organizations and individuals offer specialization in the area of concussions, with several organizations offering baseline concussion testing.
Local Concussion resources
Brain Injury Association of Sault Ste. Marie and District: Since 1988 the Brain Injury Association of Sault Ste. Marie and District has been helping survivours and their families deal with the effects of acquired brain injury (ABI). Founded by a survivor, BIASSM is a charitable, non-profit organization that provides free services and resources to survivors of ABI and their families and friends. BIASSMD is operated by a group of dedicated professionals and volunteers who have personal knowledge of, and experience with ABI. We assist and support those living with the effects of acquired brain injury in what can be an ongoing, complicated, and frightening situation. We offer training to caregivers and provide peer/mentoring services to those who need it.
Ignite: Tyler Belanger: Director of Education and Research Ignite Gym. Ignite is a local Sault gym, which works to build cognitive fitness. Through its programs it make remarkable strides helping this with brain damage achieve marked recovery. Email Tyler firstname.lastname@example.org. Click on Ignite button to go to website.
Nicola Gray: Certified Athletic Trainer, Sault College/TMX Crossfit - Baseline and Post-Concussion Testing. Self-referrals 705-254-9626. Click on image to go to TMX website
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Telehealth Ontario: Free, confidential health advice/general health information from a Registered Nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Telephone: 1-866-797-0000 TTY: 1-866-797-0007