Recent reporting by the Marin Grand Jury and the Marin IJ’s editorial voiced concern about Marin’s student concussion response. The coalition ConcussionSmart Marin (‘CSM’) was formed in response to the Grand Jury’s report in 2016 and has been working to address the… [Read more]
You probably do because... A stroke happens every 40 seconds in the U.S.
3.8 million concussions occur each year.
Traumatic brain injury is more prevalent than spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDS, and breast cancer combined.
Schurig Center is currently seeking a creative and compassionate Support Group Facilitator to join our team of dedicated professionals. Are you accepting, empathetic, and supportive? Are you a better listener than a talker? Passionate about helping people adapt to the changes in their life after trauma? If you answered ‘yes,’ we hope you’ll learn more about this great opportunity to help make a difference for people whose lives have been impacted by a brain injury. [Learn more…]
June is National Aphasia Awareness Month. Aphasia affects about two million Americans. The most common cause of aphasia is stroke. If you or a loved one is experiencing aphasia after a stroke or other neurological impairment, there is a place to go to improve your communication skills…Schurig Center! [Learn more about aphasia…]
In case you missed it, “the most killer tomato plant sale ever” was held at Schurig Center over three days in May. More than 400 healthy tomato plants made their way to new homes throughout Marin. The plants were grown from seed by clients who participate in the weekly “Green Thumb Club” with volunteer Master Gardener Karen Halvorsen. [Read more…]
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme …and a dash of YOU! Guy Fieri, local chef and restaurateur, believes “Food is about the people.” Here at Schurig Center, we couldn’t agree more! Many survivors are working towards the goal of living more independently after their brain injury. Relearning and improving the skills needed for daily living, such as cooking, are essential to achieving this goal. Participants in Group Cooking Class had fun and improved abilities while making Scarborough Fair Quiche. [Learn more and get the recipe…]
Calling all Garden Angels! We need your help to raise $5,000 by May 31. Donate today and provide rehabilitative services for brain injury survivors, like therapeutic gardening, a program not available anywhere else in the North Bay. Without your support, this program would not be possible. LIMITED TIME OFFER! Gifts of $250 or more in May will be honored with a personalized brick in the center’s garden. Your kindness will have tremendous impact in the lives of your neighbors who are living with a brain injury, stroke, or concussion. THANK YOU! [Learn more and donate…]
My mother's stroke didn't just happen to her, it happened to my whole family.
We are so fortunate to have a resource like Schurig Center in our community.- Family member
There are services for athletes who have had a concussion, but there are none for those of us who were injured outside of sports. Schurig Center addresses this need for the community. I would have fallen through the cracks of the medical system without their help.- Amy, TBI & concussion survivor
My life was saved by my interactions with Schurig Center.
I am only one of hundreds of people who have had life breathed back into their soul by walking through those doors.- Heidi, TBI survivor