The Head Injury Association of Northern Nevada (HIANN) is the voice of advocacy for brain injury survivors, their families and caregivers in the Greater Northern Nevada Area. Our mission is to help brain injury survivors put their lives back together "piece by piece" through support, empowerment, resources, public awareness, social events and brain injury prevention programs.


This website is full of valuable information about HIANN’s support and activities programs for its members; and other resources you may find useful to help you navigate your journey through life as a TBI survivor, family member or caregiver. Here is a brief overview of what you will find inside by clicking on the tabs above.

About: This page provides you with TBI statistics and types of brain injury issues. Did you know every 23 seconds one person in the United States sustains a TBI and there are 5.3 million Americans living with disabilities resulting from a TBI? This page also decribes HIANN’s Goals, Members and Board of Directors. The poem insiping HIANN’s tag line, “The Future Remains,” can also be found here.

Survivors: On this page you will find videos and biographies from some of HIANN’s brain injury survivors.

Calendar: Here you’ll find an interactive calendar listing all of HIANN’s events and activities.

Events: If you’d rather just scroll through HIANN’s events to better understand all that HIANN does for its members then this page will let you do just that.

Resources: This page lists other national and local resources where you can find more information on brain injury assistance. Each resource listed has a link to their website so you can explore it in depth.

Blog: The Blog page contains videos and articles on various topics of brain injury survival from housing issues to the latest medical advancements.

Give: Of course, HIANN cannot exist without the financial support of its donors. If, after reviewing this website, you would like to help HIANN in its mission, then please take a moment to visit this page and make a tax-deductable donation.

Contact: If you would like to join HIANN or have any questions, we would love to hear from you!



HIANN is an IRS qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1982 by individuals who wanted to improve the quality of life for those who sustained a brain injury, their family members and others who care about the brain injury survivors. HIANN’s Federal Tax ID Number is 88-0199047. Our address is P.O. Box 19314, Reno, NV 89511.