EFNA celebrates Brain Awareness Week with launch of #BrainLifeGoals awareness campaign

Brain Awareness Week (March 11 – 17) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research.  To mark the occasion, EFNA promoted the new #BrainLifeGoals campaign, and encouraged patient advocates to share their goals alongside the hashtag.

About the Campaign

Sharing #LifeGoals has become a popular trend in social media. #LifeGoals are the often frivolous wishes people have – for example to own a designer handbag, meet a particular pop star or drive a Maserati. This campaign puts a new spin on the trend by instead sharing #BrainLifeGoals.
The campaign will improve public understanding of neurological conditions and reduce associated prejudice/stigma.

Brain Awareness Week is an ideal time to turn up the volume on the patient voice and ensure that decision-makers hear about the issues of most importance to us.

Below are just a few of the messages shared during Brain Awareness Week:

 

EFNA also shared a number of blog posts created by attendees of November’s Young Advocates’ Workshop. Click here to read their stories.

Brain Awareness Week 2019 may be over but the #BrainLifeGoals campaign continues! You can find out more about the campaign, and ways to get involved, by visiting the campaign page here: https://www.efna.net/brainlifegoals/
You can also keep up to date with the latest activities by following the #BrainLifeGoals hashtag on social media.

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