Today marks the start of Brain Awareness Week 2023.
Love Your Brain is an annual awareness campaign which is run by the Neurological Alliance of Ireland to coincide with National Brain Awareness Week. It aims to promote greater awareness and understanding of the brain and brain conditions as well as the need for investment in services, research and prevention. The Love Your Brain campaign is supported by a coalition of over 33 patient organisations and research groups.
The theme that has been adopted for the week this year is ‘Invest In Brain Health: A priority for all’.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) definition of brain health is:
“Brain health is the state of brain functioning across cognitive, sensory, social-emotional, behavioural and motor domains, allowing a person to realise their full potential over the life course, irrespective of the presence or absence of
Once again this year there is a full programme of events both online and in-person, for full details visit loveyourbrain.ie