BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS TO MENTAL HEALTH & BRAIN INJURIES

BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS TO MENTAL HEALTH & BRAIN INJURIES
June 5, 2017 stratford.perth.admin

September 20, 2016 – ST. MARYS, ON – The Staffen family know all too well what it’s like to deal with the physical and mental concerns associated with mental health and brain injuries.

Four years ago Rob Staffen fell off his bike at the Joshua Tree National Park in California at high speed and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Since that time the family has been working hard to support Rob and also to help break down the barriers and stigma associated with these types of illnesses. Back in 2013 the family established the Brain & Mind Matters (BAMM) Community Fund at the Stratford Perth Community Foundation (SPCF) to provide a lasting funding resource for outpatient care focused on local brain injury and mental health programs and projects.

 

 

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