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From my relaunched version of Go Back and Be Happy

(Copyright Julie Papievis 2022)



Hospice information

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care

Honoring Life - Offering Hope


Access Living

115 West Chicago Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60610

(312) 640-2100

Toll-free helpline 1-800-613-8549


Access Living advocates on behalf of and provides services to people with disabilities. It fosters the dignity, pride and self-esteem of people with disabilities and enhances the options available to them.


National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA)

120-34 Queens Blvd, Suite 320

Kew Gardens, NY 11415

(718) 803-3782


The mission of the NSCIA is to educate and empower survivors of spinal cord injury and disease through the toll-free help line, nationwide chapters, and support groups to achieve and maintain higher levels of independence.


International Brain Injury Association

MCC Association Management
5909 Ashby Manor Place
Alexandria, VA  22310


The International Brain Injury Association (IBIA) is dedicated to the development and support of multidisciplinary medical and clinical professionals, advocates, policy makers, consumers and others who work to improve outcomes and opportunities for persons with brain injury.


“The International Brain Injury Clubhouse is a community of people who have sustained a devastating life altering event such as brain injury and stroke. The clubhouse program offers peer relationships, meaningful daily work, and long-term support.”

For a clubhouse near you, visit:


Brain Injury Association of America, Support Groups


Click your state and use the state specific website link to find local support groups near you.


Parents Active for Vision Education (PAVE)

4135 54th Place

San Diego, California 92105-2303


A non-profit resource and support organization whose mission is to raise public awareness of the crucial relationship between vision and achievement.


Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA)

1608 Spring Hill Road

Suite 110

Vienna, Virginia 22182


Toll-free helpline (800) 444-6443


The mission of BIAA is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, research, education, and advocacy. BIAA and its affiliates reach millions of individuals living with the ‘silent epidemic’ of brain injury by acting as a clearinghouse of community service information and resources, participating in legislative advocacy, facilitating prevention awareness, hosting education programs, and encouraging research.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Veteran Crisis Line

Hotline: (800) 273-TALK (8255)

For deaf and hard of hearing TTY: (800) 799-4889



Consumer Information:



1801 N. Mill Street, Suite F
Naperville, IL 60563

(630) 961-1400


Leading injury prevention through education, research and policy.


The Untold Foundation


Mayo Clinic




Concussion Connection


Pink Concussions

(203) 984-0860


Her Concussion


Center for Disease Control

Heads Up Program:

(800) 232-4636


Center for Disease Control

Traumatic Brain Injury:

(800) 232-4636


Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

(800) 870-9244


Brain Line


American Association of Neurological Surgeons

(847) 378-0500


Medline Plus


National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation



Vision Therapy Resources:


College of Optometrists in Vision Development

215 West Garfield Road

Suite 200

Aurora, Ohio 44202

(330) 995-0718


This college was formed for the primary purposes of establishing a body of practitioners who are knowledgeable in functional and developmental concepts of vision and who will ensure that the public will receive continually improving vision care.



Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA)

(949) 250-0176


NORA is an eclectic of professionals focused to advance the art and science of rehabilitation/habilitation of the neurologically and cognitively injured and disabled survivor population and their families.



TBI and Concussion Rehabilitation Resources:


Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital

26W171 Roosevelt Road

Wheaton, IL 60187

(800) 462-2366


Neurologic Wellness Institute

160 East Grand Ave., Suite 200

Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 265-0919


Revive Treatment Centers

4885 Ward Rd, Suite 300

Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

(303) 339-0531


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 E. Erie Street

Chicago, Illinois 60611




TIRR Memorial Hermann

1333 Moursund Street

Houston, TX 77030

(713) 799-5000


Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

1199 Pleasant Valley Way

West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 731-3600


University of Washington Medical Center

1959 NE Pacific Street

Seattle, WA 98195

(206) 598-4295


Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

300 First Ave.

Charlestown, MA 02129

 (617) 952-5000


Mayo Clinic

1216 Second Street SW

Rochester, MN 55902-1906

(507) 516-3231


Craig Hospital

3425 South Clarkson Street

Englewood, CO 80113-2899

(303) 789-8000


Shepard Center

2020 Peachtree Road NW

Atlanta, GA 30309-1465

(404) 352-2020


Rusk Rehabilitation

550 First Avenue

New York, NY 10016-6402

(212) 263-7300


Moss Rehabilitation

60 Township Line Road

Elkins Park, PA 19027

(215) 663-6000

Julie is Proudly Sponsored By:


Julie is a VIP 'Voice for Injury Prevention' member of:


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Professional Affiliations

​Member, IL Assoc. Brain Injury Association

Member, IL Assoc. Spinal Cord Association

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