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BrainLine Military- Living with traumatic brain injury (TBI): help for service members, veterans, national guard, reserve, and families

Description:

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the function of the brain. Each year there are a reported 1.7 million civilian brain injuries in the United States. In the military from 2000 through 2012, more than 266,000 service members sustained a TBI. Brain injury has become known as the signature wound of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Most brain injuries are mild, and most people recover in a matter of weeks. BrainLineMilitary.org provides military-specific information and resources on traumatic brain injury to veterans; service members in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, and Reserve; and their families.

Military TBI Topics include:

  • About Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Brain Injury Symptoms
  • Diagnosing  & Treating Brain Injury
  • Living with Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Returning to School
  • Returning to Work
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD
Tag(s): After High School Disability Characteristics Paraprofessional Parent/Family Traumatic Brain Injury