Addictions and Brain Injury Completing the Picture. Ruth Wilcock Executive Director. Mission of OBIA. To enhance the lives of Ontarians living with the effects of ABI through education, awareness and support. Education – In collaboration with Brock University.
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Addictions and Brain Injury
Completing the Picture
Brain injury is the number one cause of death and disability for Canadians under the age of 45.
Cost of ABI
The cost of ABI is measured in the hundreds of millions of dollars for medical care, rehabilitation and life long supports.
Source: S.W. Hwang, A. Colantonio, S. Chiu, G. Tolomiczenko, A. Kiss, L. Cowan, D.A. Redelmeier,
& W. Levinson
Function of the Lobes
in similar ways and include: