At age 28 I basically had a fever that attacked my brain with the aim of shutting down my whole body called encephalitis. Initially I tried to live a normal life, it was quickly recognised by everyone around me that I wasn’t my normal self. I consequently lost my job...
In 2011, Alwyn, suffered a life changing brain injury. His was discharged home without a plan or any support, which sadly is the same for many post brain injury. Instead, his wife organised their own rehabilitation program and received guidance and support from...
Today something really special happened @ The Headway Hub. We met the amazing family of Iain Lee who tragically lost his life to brain injury in September last year. With the help of his close friend Sam, the family celebrated his life by fundraising an amazing...
This little lady watched her mummy try to create the right message for brain injury awareness. So she created her own presentation. We have used her own words and only corrected her spelling….all views are her own! She is 5 years old. [video width="1280"...
Rugby players at Darlington Mowden Park R.F.C learned the meaning of pedal power this week as they tackled adaptive cycling to raise awareness of brain injury. Mowden Park players Jake Henry and Jamie Barnard kicked off the club's recent partnership with local brain...
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To access our services, you must join and become a member of Headway Darlington & District. Membership is open to brain injury survivors and their family or carers.
Fees for 2020/21 is £10 per month for each brain injury survivor or family member. Payable by direct debit or standing order.
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How do I get help?
If you are suffering with an aquired brain injury, you are in the right place. We Our vision is to support all affected by brain injury to help them to rebuild their lives. We currently support individuals and families affected by brain injury from Darlington, Dales, Tees Valley and North Yorkshire.
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How can I get involved?
You can help us to help those suffering with brain injury through a variety of ways. You can:
- Donate or raise funds to help us continue supporting those individuals and families affected by a brain injury. Details are here.
- Become a volunteer. We appreciate every second of time volunteered by our amazing team. Could you join us? We welcome the skills and experiences you bring. Contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you information and the application pack. Further details of what volunteering entails are here.
I don't know where to turn.
Brain injury can happen to anyone at any time and can transform any aspect of a person. It can devastate lives, shatter families and leave people in desperate need of support.
Headway Darlington & District is a local independent charity supporting people affected by brain injury.
We offer support and services to survivors and their family.
Please contact us and we will respond as soon as possible.