Resources and Information

General information on TBI and concussion:

Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury
Polytrauma/TBI System of Care, U.S. Department of Veterans Services

Facts about Concussion and Brain Injury: Where to Get Help
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention 
(CDC publication)

Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guide for Patients
VA San Diego Healthcare System

Emotional Programs after Traumatic Brain Injury
Model Systems Knowledge Translational Center

Coping with Depression after Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association of America

Understanding Brain Injury: A Guide for Employers
Mayo Clinic

Traumatic Brain Injury Among Veterans: A Toolkit for Behavioral Health and Society Service Providers
Institute for Veteran Policy

Where to get help:

Defense Centers of Excellence: Traumatic Brain Injury & Psychological Health Help
A trusted source of psychological health and traumatic brain injury information and resources
Tel: 866-966-1020

The TBI Recovery Support Program
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)
The DVBIC TBI Recovery Support Program ensures that its clients are supported and connected — and stay connected — to appropriate resources as they progress through the entire continuum of care to recovery.

Military Crisis Line
Confidential help for service members, veterans, and their families
Tel: 800-273-8255, press 1
These lines are staffed 24/7

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Patient experiences with TBI and concussion:

Concussion Foundation: Coping with Post-Concussion Syndrome

The Best Traumatic Brain Injury Blogs of 2019

TBI Survivors Share Their Journey Back to Work