INJURIES

Wyoming Support Groups - Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can result from any number of different accidents or traumas. The one thing all individuals suffering from TBI need is support. Fortunately, help is available in Wyoming in the way of support groups.

Conducted by people with experience in dealing with traumatic brain injury, these support groups in Wyoming offer assistance to the patient, their family and caregivers.

To locate a traumatic brain injury support group in Wyoming, check the listing below.

Brain Injury Association of Wyoming

BIG PINEY
A new support group is being developed in your area.
Please call 1-800-643-6457 for further information.

BUFFALO
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
There is a new Support Group forming in Buffalo.
For more information please contact Heidi Lowe at 660-2864.

CASPER
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
Meets at the Wyoming Medical Center Support Building
1200 E. 3rd, in the Human Resources Classroom on the 2nd floor
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on the second Monday of each month
This group focuses on education, guest speakers vary monthly.
Refreshments are served. Contact: Dorothy Cronin
(307) 473-1767 or
1-800-643-6457

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP
Meets at the Wyoming Medical Center Support Building at 1200 E. 3rd
across from the Human Resources Classroom on the 2nd floor
from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. on the second Monday of each month.
Contact: Dawn Lacko: (307) 237-9146

EPILEPSY GROUP
Meets the 3rd Monday of each month from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
at the Wyoming Medical Center Support Services Building in Auditorium B.
If you have questions or would like to confirm the schedule, please call Marilyn Fletcher at 237-5316.

CHEYENNE
EPILEPSY GROUP
Meetings are each 3rd Tuesday from 6-7 P.M.
Call 307-634-9669, Richard Leslie
Meetings are held at Wallgreen's
2304 E. Lincolnway in Cheyenne.

BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday each month at 5 p.m.
Meetings are located in the basement of the United Medical Center East, in the Pine Bluffs Room
at 2600 E. 18th in Cheyenne.
The purpose of the group is information, education, and support for brain injury survivors and their families. Due to various demands on their time, the support group facilitator has asked that all inquiries be directed to BIAW at 1-800-643-6457.

CODY
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
Please contact Trish Shorb at NOWCAP
(307) 587-4046 in Cody or
(307) 754-9511 in Powell.
Meetings will be held at the NOWCAP offices in Cody at 317 Robert Street, at 7 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

GREEN RIVER
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
The group meets on the first Thursday of each month.
They meet at the Sweetwater Memorial Hospital in Rock Springs in the basement in classroom #3,
1200 College Drive
Sabrina Finstad at 1 (800) 643-6457

JACKSON
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
The group meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 2 P.M. in the chapel at St. John's Medical Center
625 E. Broadway in Jackson.
Joan at (307)739-1319.
This group is a brain injury survivor's group, but caregiver's may also be able to benefit. The group is open to visitors, and short-term or long-term members.

LANDER
(Fremont County) BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
Community Entry Services (CES) will be co-hosting meetings.
Meetings will be held the last Tuesday of each month at 2441 Peck Avenue, in Riverton.
Refreshments will be served. Contact Bobbie Yeates at (307)856-6565
Akiko Dean at (307)856-5576 or
Jon Springer at (307)851-8877.
The Vision's Program is considering hosting a caregiver's support group.
Contact Mike Aurand at (307)335-6849 to express your interest in having a Lander support group.

LARAMIE - ROCK RIVER
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
Cheryl Gingerich
(307) 745-3160
2nd Monday of each month.
Ivinson Memorial Hospital
Grand Conference Room
255 N. 30th Street
Laramie
at 6:30 p.m.

POWELL BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
Please contact Trish Shorb at NOWCAP, (307) 587-4046 in Cody or
(307) 754-9511 in Powell. Meetings will be held at the NOWCAP offices in Cody at 317 Robert Street, at 7 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

RIVERTON
(Fremont County)
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
Community Entry Services (CES) will be co-hosting meetings.
Meetings will be held the last Tuesday of each month at 2441 Peck Avenue, Riverton.
Refreshments will be served. Contact Bobbie Yeates at (307)856-6565
Akiko Dean at (307)856-5576 or
Jon Springer at (307)851-8877.

ROCK SPRINGS
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
The group meets on the first Thursday of each month.
They meet at the Sweetwater Memorial Hospital in Rock Springs in the basement in classroom #3
1200 College Drive
Sabrina Finstad at 1 (800) 643-6457

SHERIDAN
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
Contact Kerrie Kimmel, at LifeQuest 307-674-4462.
Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday from 5:15-7:15 P.M.
and the 3rd Tuesday from 5:15-6:15 P.M. each month
Senior Center
211 Smith Street
Sheridan
BRAIN INJURY TELEPHONE SUPPORT
For telephone support 24 hours a day, please call Anne Schmidt at 307-672-5815 (State Farm) or 307-674-0421 after regular business hours.

THERMOPOLIS
For informal support call Jack Reardon: 307-864-5751
Open to Survivors, and caregivers.

WORLAND
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
Contact: Ruth Elliott.
Meetings will be held at NOWCAP Services Office located at 730 Big Horn Ave, Worland, Wyoming.
Call (307) 347-2105 for further information.
Meetings will be held once a month on the 3rd Wednesday each month, at 7p.m.

Brain Injury Association of America


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