Little More About Us

PBI's Mission is to

Today the mission is to continue to advocate, educate, strengthen survivors to support each other’s as peers, spread awareness of brain injury in southern region of Colorado as well as support other brain injury communities in Colorado.

Meet Maria

Maria Martinez

Maria Martinez holds degrees in art education and English as a second language from the University of Northern Colorado. She has worked in the fields of domestic violence and corrections. Maria is a survivor of a stroke and a brain injury. Maria is a support group leader, peer mentor, brain injury advocate, and the director of Pueblo Brain injury, LLC. She is a board member of the Colorado Advisory Board, an advisory board member for the TBI Technical Assistance and Research Center, and a Professional & Lived Experience Contributor to the NCAPPS Learning Collaborative, Understanding and Addressing Inequities in Human Services University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty.

Our Core Beliefs

Pueblo Brain Injury, LLC

What our members are saying

This group has been wonderful. It has gotten me out of the house (to other places than the doctors) I have made a bunch of friends here, and even gotten out into the community more.
Jaron B.
I have only bean to 2 meetings and I afire this group! I survived a subarchanoid brain hemorrhage in 2013 and I hVe come a long way. I am now epileptic and happy to report I have been seizure free since July 19th. I am a warrior and I promise to never give up. Everyday is a new beginning, I no linger take my life girl granted!
Shay C.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, caregivers, family, friends, providers.

Yes, with referrals and resources.

Some activities may require a fee such as events outside Pueblo County as well as fees not covered by activity.

Yes, with referrals, resources.