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.
Maria was the first in her family to graduate from a university, became an educator in art education and English as Second Language. Worked in the field of domestic violence, substance abuse and eventually retired from Colorado Department of Corrections 2010 after a stroke. Maria was in Motorcycle accident in 2007 sustained a brain injury Maria had complications with memory, balance, sequencing and anger. She realized where she lived had an impact on her recovery. She traveled to Denver and connected with the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado (BIAC) attending classes, workshops and events that were provided to those impacted by a brain injury. Maria became involved with a local brain injury support group, eventually a support group leader, today an advocate for brain injury survivors, a member of the Brain Injury Advisory Board since 2019 with MINDSOURCE Brain Injury Network. In 2019 Pueblo Brain Injury LLC was created to advocate for all brain injuries, provide education, workshops and activities for brain injury survivors, caregivers and providers. Survivors are encouraged to develop skills through activities, community programs and peer support no matter the community.
Our Core Beliefs
What our members are saying
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.