The Brain Injury Association of Louisiana (BIALA) is a statewide 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on creating a better future for Louisiana citizens with brain injury and/or spinal cord injury through education, community support groups, obtaining services, and advocacy.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals impacted by brain injury and/or spinal cord injury and to advance brain and spinal cord injury prevention, treatment, support and education.
About Our Programs
Annual Conference - Each year BIALA hosts a conference to bring together survivors, caregivers, families, vendors, and professionals throughout the state. We bring in speakers to discuss the latest technologies, therapeutic practices, and survivor stories. Visit our Annual Conference page to learn about our 2015 Conference!
Support Groups - BIALA provides funding and resources for support groups throughout the state of Louisiana. We regularly attend support groups to assess the community's needs, and to provide them with the latest resources. Visit our Support Group page to learn more about our new grant opportunity for Support Groups for Brain and/or Spinal Cord Injury throughout the state.
Resource Center - Our Resource Center consists of our State, Regional, and National Resource Guides, which we deliver to support groups and rehabilitation centers throughout the state, and our Emergency Hotline. For an update list of resources available, please visit the "Resource" tab, and to contact someone from BIALA, please visit the "Contact Us" tab. For more information, please contact our Emergency Hotline at 504-982-0685.
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