There are a few local support groups for survivors of a concussion/traumatic brain injury and their family.
Cr3ative Expressions– Meets the second Thursday of every month at Summa Rehab Hospital (29 North Adams Street, Akron, Ohio 44304). For survivors, caregivers and family members. For more information email: Cr3ativeExpressions@gmail.com or check out their Facebook page: Cr3ative Expressions Brain Injury Support Group.
New Beginnings– Meets the third Friday of each month from 2-3:30pm at Copley Place (528 Rothrock Road, Copley, Ohio, 44321). You can also check out their Facebook page: New Beginnings Akron TBI Survivors. For more information please contact Dale Fortune at 330-865-4634 or email@example.com
Wive’s Support Group– Meets every other Monday at 6:00 pm in the boardroom at Dr. Frye’s office (3200 West Market Street, Suite 205, Fairlawn, Ohio). This meeting is only for women whose husbands have experienced a brain injury. Please call Dr. Frye’s office at 330-836-6825 for more information.
Support Group Southwest– Meets the last Sunday of every month at Christ Church in Columbiana Station from 5-7pm and has two separate groups, one for caregivers/supporters and one for survivors. For more information please contact Mary Beth Ballenger firstname.lastname@example.org or 440-570-0946.
Medina TBI Support Group– Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month (except December) from 4:30-6:00pm. This group is for survivors and caregivers. The location is announced monthly. Please contact Pam Hunt, Medina County Board of DD, at 330-725-1373 ext 278 or email@example.com for location and upcoming events.