Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a signature wound of the current conflicts, yet it is often difficult to diagnosis and understand in many cases. To learn more, visit the sites provided and read the summary of TBI below.
- Brain Line – http://www.brainline.org is a national multimedia project offering information about preventing, treating and living with TBI. www.brainlinemilitary.org is specific for military.
- Brain Injury Association of America – http://www.biausa.org/. Information about brain injuries and living with them for the injured, families and caregivers.
- Center for Deployment Psychology – http://deploymentpsych.org/training/training-catalog/course-119-online-the-fundamentals-of-traumatic-brain-injury-tbi Free training about TBI. Click on “Take for Free” and receive a very up-to-date review of TBI and how it may be diagnosed and/or treated. (NOTE: if the link does not connect immediately, follow prompts and it should connect).
- Resurrecting Lives – TBI – www.ResurrectingLives.org This organization is dedicated to systematically, efficiently and successfully diagnosing and treating veterans who are returning from war primarily in Iraq and Afghanistan for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) while also contributing to the prevention of TBI in the future. Helpful information is available on this site.
- Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence – https://health.mil/About-MHS/OASDHA/Defense-Health-Agency/Research-and-Development/Traumatic-Brain-Injury-Center-of-Excellence As the TBI Pathway of Care manager within the MHS, the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence promotes state-of-the-science care from point-of-injury to reintegration for service members, veterans, and their families to prevent and mitigate consequences of mild to severe TBI.