The Brain Injury Association of Mississippi is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation. BIA of MS was founded in 1987 by a group of concerned families living with brain injuries, and incorporated in 1989. The Association is an affiliated member of the Brain Injury Association of America and in April of 2021 became The Brain Injury Association of MS | United Spinal Association - MS Chapter.
Our goal is to ensure services and support are available throughout the state of Mississippi for people with brain, spinal cord injuries, their family members, and caregivers.
Through donations, gifts, membership dues, special events and grants, the BIAMS | USA - MS Chapter continues to develop support groups throughout the state, design and publish educational resource materials, provide Information Referral Service upon request, update and maintain a comprehensive resource library with membership borrowing privileges, participate in community and educational prevention programs and maintain a statewide, toll free help line (1-800-444-6443).
Mississippi brain injury survivors