A Synapse
				 group at a recent social event

Students building supportive communities for individuals with brain injury

About Synapse

Synapse is a nonprofit organization that provides a powerful social support network for individuals with brain injury through the facilitation of peer support groups and a one-on-one volunteer buddy program.

Peer support group meetings are held twice monthly at each of our chapters. Chapters also offer a buddy program connecting students and individuals with brain injury and plan lectures by physicians and researchers on the latest advances in the field.

Find a chapter near you HERE.

Our Programs

  • Peer Support Groups

    Twice monthly peer support group meetings bring together individuals with brain injury, allowing them to share experiences and resources with each other and to build meaningful social connections.

  • Buddy Programs

    Individuals with brain injury are paired with students to foster personal connections and help reduce the social isolation they often face.

  • Lectures

    Lectures by physicians and researchers on the latest advances in the field allow both individuals with brain injury and members of the community to stay informed.

Mission Statement

Synapse is a nonprofit organization dedicated to combating the isolation individuals with brain injury often face through the creation of a powerful social support network.

Join Us

Interested in getting involved? Apply to found a chapter at your school.

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