After a diving accident, Nash suffers from homelessness, drug addiction, crime and eventually murder. Brain injury impacts more than the individual, it impacts society as a whole.
Derrick suffered his first concussions as a young boy who loved to box, but it was head injury from a car accident that assured his downward spiral into addictions and crime. According to recent surveys, 60-80% of the prison population and 53% of homeless have suffered brain injuries. After brain injury 90% of marriages end in divorce, ‘self- medication’ though substance abuse is rampant and the suicide rate increases fourfold. The resulting cost to society is immeasurable. And yet once the brain injury survivor leaves hospital there is very little help out there.
Following Derrick’s inspiring story, and those of other brain injury survivors, A Change of Mind demonstrates how broken lives can be re-built and damaged brains re-freshed, through new approaches to helping survivors, through science and through a change in societal attitudes and legal reforms.
Nine billion people will be living on our planet in 2050. To feed them all will be a great challenge. The series presents solutions and experiments performed across the globe to guarantee global food security.Learn more
Racetime is a sequel to the animated feature film SNOWTIME! and is a wild romp through the trials and tribulations, passionate joys and little victories of childhood.Learn more
This unique documentary sheds light on Josée Boudreault’s stroke she suffered in July 2016. With her strength of character, her positive attitude and her great resilience, we follow her in her life after the stroke. We will meet neurologists and other health specialists who will describe a stroke in plain words for us to get to know the different types, symptoms and prognosis. This story will let you maintain hope about the future.Learn more