Alabama Brain Injury Support Groups

Daphne

Recreational Support Group
This group focuses on recreational activities for both traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) patients. Meetings are held at 10 a.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Thomas Medical Center.
Contacts:
Teresa Roberts: 251-246-5003
Joy Peters: 251-626-6337

DeKalb County

Recreational Support Group
This group focuses on recreational activities for TBI and SCI patients. The group meets on the third Wednesday of alternating months at 1:30 p.m. Call for meeting location.
Contacts:
Sandy Kiplinger: 256-498-1023
Renee Hathcox: 1-800-671-6834

Dothan

Recreational Support Group
This group is devoted the recreational needs of both TBI and SCI patients. This group meets at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month.
Contact:
Terry Causey: 334-983-9774

Florence

Recreational Support Group for TBI and SCI
This group meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. Meetings are at the Dogwood Terrace Apartments’ Community Room, 1502 Marlborough Rd., Florence, Alabama.
Contact:
Debi Dean: 256-383-5005

Recreational Support Group for TBI and SCI patients
This group puts the emphasis on recreational activities for both traumatic brain injury patients and spinal cord injury patients. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Gadsden Regional Medical Center, 300 Building.
Contact:
John Hicks: 256-413-8373

Hoover (in the Birmingham area)

Recreational Support Group for TBI and SCI patients
This group meets at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. Meetings are held at the Patton Ridge Apartments, 2122 Rocky Ridge Rd., Hoover, Alabama. Caregivers are invited to meet in one room while patients meet in the adjoining room and plan activities.
Contact:
Pat Motley: 205-594-4992 or 1-800-433-8002 or patriciamotley1@earthlink.net

Huntsville

Support Group
This group is associated with the Alabama Head Injury Foundation and meets every month except July and August. Meetings are at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the Huntsville HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital’s Recreation Room.
Contact:
Alabama Brain Injury Foundation: 1-800-433-8002 or Sandy Kip@juno.com

Mobile

Recreational Support Group for TBI and SCI patients
This group meets weekly. Meetings are held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first, second, and third Tuesdays of the month and on the fourth Monday of the month. Meetings take place at the Regency Church of Christ, 501 South University Blvd., Mobile, Alabama. Please call ahead to get an overview of activities.
Contacts:
Lucy Haynes: 251-666-2052
Teresa Roberts: 251- 246-5003
Ron Haynes: 251-478-2112

Montgomery

Recreational Support Group for TBI and SCI
This group meets the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are at the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Narrow Lane Rd., Montgomery, Alabama. Call to learn this group’s specific focus.
Contact:
Holli Driver: 334-290-0646

Opelika

Recreational Support Group for TBI and SCI
This group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at noon. Meetings are held at the Achievement Center, 510 West Thomas Circle, Opelika, Alabama. The group serves the Auburn/Opelika area.
Contact:
Holli Driver: 334-290-0646

Robertsdale

Recreational Support Group for TBI and SCI
This group is dedicated to both TBI and SCI patients. Call to get an overview of their activities. The group meets the third Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. Meetings are at Robertsdale Church of Christ.
Contacts:
Teresa Roberts: 251-246-5003
Joy Peters: 251-626-6337

Wallingford

Stroke and TBI Support Group
The after-effects of stroke and TBI can be similar. This group meets every month except for July and August. Meetings are held on the first Saturday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. at Emma’s Place, Wallingford, Alabama.
Contact:
Dick Marceau: 747-6973

For a free consultation with a Pensacola brain injury attorney, please call 850-444-HURT (4878).