HELPING YOU HEAL

Survivors & Caregivers

Resources & Support Request

Support

BIA-MA provides monthly support groups, recreational activities, statewide resource listings and informal counseling to brain injury survivors, family members, and caregivers.

Resources & Support

A BIA-MA team member can provide you and your loved ones with information and resources that are timely, comprehensive, and tailored to your needs.

If you would like a member of our team to connect directly with a client/family member, please  fill out our inquiry form.

Email: info@biama.org
Phone: (508) 475-0032

If you would like a member of our team to connect directly with a client/family member, please  fill out our inquiry form.

Contact Us

Survivor & Caregiver Workshop Series 

BIA-MA is pleased to announce the new, COMPLIMENTARY Survivor & Caregiver Workshop Series. This education series is supported by the Ed Wilkinson Memorial Fund. 

Dr. & Mrs. Harold Wilkinson established the Ed Wilkinson Memorial Fund to provide caregivers and loved ones with the support and tools they need to navigate the world of brain injury. Sign up for one or all wokshops!

Brain Fatigue

Time: March 12 @ 1:00 pm – @ 2:00 pm

CARE Partner Strategies and Support Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1:00pm – 2:00pm BIA-MA is pleased to announce the new, COMPLIMENTARY Survivor & Caregiver Workshop Series. This education series...


Proceduralized Learning and the Use of Schedules

Time: April 9 @ 1:00 pm – @ 2:00 pm

CARE Partner Strategies and Support Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1:00pm – 2:00pm BIA-MA is pleased to announce the new, COMPLIMENTARY Survivor & Caregiver Workshop Series. This education series...


Support Groups 

BIA-MA sponsors in-person and virtual support groups across the state that provide survivors and their loved ones a forum for sharing information, a compassionate and understanding peer group, and an opportunity to socialize and make new friends.

Virtual Zoom Meetings:  To participate in a virtual support group, review the calendar below. Visit www.zoom.us/join and enter the Meeting ID of the group you wish to attend. You may register at any time prior to the meeting.  You may participate using video or just the audio from your phone.

In Person Meetings: To participate in an in-person meeting, there is no pre-registration required.  Please find location information on the calendar below.

For further assistance about support group meetings, please contact supportgroups@biama.org.

Law of Attraction Support Group: Thursday February 22nd has been canceled. 

Support Group Listing: Click on the pdf to review. 

Recreation Activities

Recreational activities provide a forum to connect, reduce isolation, and promote healing.

Please note that all SHIP Recreation funded activities are intended for brain injury survivors residing in Massachusetts.  Family caregivers may participate if accompanying a survivor.

For questions about these recreation activities please email info@biama.org

Chair Yoga with Kala Gresser – Virtual

Time: February 23 @ 10:00 am – @ 11:00 am

Make virtual chair yoga part of your day!  We welcome yoga instructor Kala Gresser from Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort, as she leads us in chair yoga - an adaptive practice...


Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Presentation – Virtual

Time: February 27 @ 2:00 pm – @ 3:00 pm

Welcome back to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery! Join us on a journey through “Windows of the World”, a themed presentation showing us the world from the cosmic perspective!  Look...


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – Virtual

Time: February 29 @ 1:00 pm – @ 2:00 pm

Don’t miss this rare opportunity!  BIA-MA is honored to host a virtual presentation of “Hear From a Survivor” by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.  Join us for a live...


Accessible Fitness Class with Jenna – Virtual

Time: March 6 @ 12:00 pm – @ 12:45 pm

Sitting or standing, with or without equipment - all you need is a computer/phone with internet and video capabilities. Group fitness classes focus on functional fitness, body weight exercises, and...


Old North Church Boston – Virtual

Time: March 8 @ 10:00 am – @ 11:00 am

Meet us on ZOOM for a virtual tour of the Old North Church in Boston!  Learn the true story of Paul Revere’s famous signal lantern, as well as visits to...


Unmasking Brain Injury Project – In Person

Time: March 8 @ 10:00 am – @ 12:00 pm

BIA-MA is pleased to continue our partnership with the Unmasking Brain Injury Project! Our goal is simple – offer every brain injury survivor the opportunity to create their own physical...


Make Your Own Miniature Shadow Box Display – In-Person (Pittsfield Office)

Time: March 12 @ 10:00 am – @ 12:00 pm

Bring your imagination to make your own miniature shadow box display!  At the BIA-MA Pittsfield office, we will learn how artists use “found art” from beach combing, metal detecting, mud...


Ceramic Painting – In-Person at PYOP Studios, Northborough

Time: March 19 @ 10:00 am – @ 12:00 pm

Ready your paintbrushes!  Join us for a ceramic painting event at PYOP Studios in Northborough!  No experience is necessary; we recommend wearing clothes that may get paint on them.  Come...


Accessible Fitness Class with Jenna – Virtual

Time: March 20 @ 12:00 pm – @ 12:45 pm

Sitting or standing, with or without equipment - all you need is a computer/phone with internet and video capabilities. Group fitness classes focus on functional fitness, body weight exercises, and...