Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet – April 27

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Post-Concussion Support Group to Meet – April 27

Sayre, Pa. – The Twin Tiers Sports Post-Concussion Support Group will host a free public meeting on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m. in the 4 Blue Conference Room located on the 4th floor of the Guthrie Sayre office at One Guthrie Drive in Sayre, Pa. The group offers support to athletes and families who are dealing with sports related post-concussion syndrome and those who have been forced to stop playing sports or working because of repeated concussions.

The meeting’s guest speaker will be Deborah Delgado, Traumatic Brain Injury Project Director for the Disability Rights Network (DRN) of Pa. (www.drnpa.org). DRN is a federally funded advocacy organization whose mission is to advance, protect and advocate for the human, civil and legal rights of Pennsylvanians with disabilities. Deborah has worked for DRN for 20 years and has focused on traumatic brain injury (TBI) for the past 12 years. During her presentation on April 27, she will share information about the services that DRN provides and the work she does under their TBI grant.

For more information contact Steven Hicks, MS, ATC at email shicks1@stny.rr.com. The organization also maintains a Facebook page: Twin Tiers Sports Post-Concussion Support Group. Select ‘join group’ to request to be added.

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 260 physicians and 130 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 23 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York. Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.