Spinal cord injuries (SCI) are always sudden and unexpected. In an instant, both the individual and family are forever changed. As many as 120 San Diego residents sustain a life-altering spinal cord injury each year.First year costs alone can exceed $270,000 for a paraplegic and $740,000 for a quadriplegic. HeadNorth is dedicated to providing HELP and HOPE for spinal cord injury survivors.
HeadNorth meets the transitional needs of SCI survivors, from recovery to rehabilitation to the reintegration back into an active lifestyle. HELP is provided through two core programs; financial assistance and peer mentoring.Through each program, resources, Peer Support and financial assistance helps the injured individual and their families as they face the daily challenges of living with a SCI and paralysis.