The Caribou Brain Injury Society is celebrating its 10th anniversary this June, which also happens to be Brain Injury Awareness Month.
The celebrate, the society will hold an open house on Wednesday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New World Coffee and Tea House at 72 Oliver St.
There will be refreshments, acquired brain injury education/information, and membership applications.
The society says 60 per cent of homeless people have brain injuries; 80 per cent of the prison population has brain injuries; there have been 12,000 brain injuries this year in B.C. alone; brain injury is the greatest cause of disability for those under age 45 and greatest cause of death for those under age 44; and that brain injury kills more children than all other causes combined.