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NKY Support Group 
and Engagement Programs

BRIDGES is a Northern Kentucky Brain Injury Support Group established in April 2004 at the request of numerous brain injured survivors and family members.

The acronym of BRIDGES means BRain Injury Demands Guidance Education and Support. 

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We are Better Together!

On November 1st, 2020 Bridges officially merged with Brain Injury Alliance NKY.

Under BIANK's umbrella, Bridges will continue to serve the survivor community by offering monthly support groups and direct  involvement. As a joint operation, BIANK will strengthen initiatives and continue to provide outreach, resources, education, and prevention awareness. 

Our focus remains the same: To walk with brain injury survivors in their journey and provide hope by being a source of support.


The BRIDGES NKY Support Group normally meets the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM at
Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital 
5940 Merchants St Florence Ky 41042

Meals are provided


Or by calling 859-667-2766

NKY Brain Injury
Survivor and Caregiver

Support Group 

To contact Bridges directly for support group information, please call:


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Community Engagement

Fun Fridays! At NeuroRestorative
in Union

Join on the First Friday of every month for fun, games, and hanging out! 

**Will resume when Covid restrictions are lifted. Check back for updates!

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BIANK YouTube Channel

We have started a YouTube page!

Jarred Payne, a BIANK board member and brain injury survivor, has launched 3 different series on topics of interest for survivors and the general public. Be sure to subscribe and catch all of the upcoming videos! 


Living with Brain Injury Video Series

As part of the YouTube series, video interviews allow us to highlight members of the Bridges Community and tell their stories.

Holding Hands
Are you interested in becoming a peer mentor to help families through what you may have experienced with brain injury? 

Please email 

To contact BIANK for outreach or community education/prevention events, contact Lori Tharp at 859-379-8230.