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We would love to hear your story to help raise awareness of brain injury.

Just complete the form below and we will contact you if we require more details. Please note that due to the high volume of stories we receive we cannot guarantee yours will appear on Headway's website, however each one helps us to understand more about how brain injury affects people.

Please be aware that we are unable to share stories from people outside of the UK.

Only use this form to share your story with us. You submission may not be read quickly and we cannot guarantee a response, so please contact our helpline on
0808 800 2244
or if you require support or information.

You can save your progress using the tick box at the top of this form.
When you have completed the form, click 'Submit' to send your story to us.
Your details

Providing your date of birth allows us to check that you meet our age criteria for sharing stories. It also allows us to target your story to our different audiences to help raise awareness.

Your story
Enter as much detail as you can in the boxes below. We will contact you to discuss your story before we publish and share it.

Your sharing options

We recommend you consider the feelings of your close family and tell them that you have allowed us to take and use your photo/film/words.

Remember that once your photo/film/words are published and in circulation, these may be copied and used by others. If you ask us not to use the photo/film/words, we will not use them again and will do our best to stop others doing so, but we cannot guarantee it. The photo/film/words may still be featured on printed materials that are already in circulation.

Keeping in touch
By submitting this form you are consenting to us storing your data in accordance with our privacy policy and contacting you to discuss your story.

We would like to be able to add you to our mailing list to send regular updates on the work of Headway, and to discuss any other opportunities to get involved in the work of the charity.

Please tell us if you would be happy for us to do this by selecting the options below:

Can you help us to understand the impact of brain injury?
Headway would like to learn more about your brain injury and how it affects you, to help us plan, develop and campaign for better services on your behalf.

Please click the button below to submit your story.