Traumatic Brain Injury

TBI Resources

TBI Additional Resources Brain Injury Association of America The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is a nonprofit organization that aims to improve the lives of individuals with brain injury and their circles of support by focusing on prevention, research, education, and advocacy. BIAA encompasses a national network of more than 40 c... more

Traumatic Injury Protection

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Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance Traumatic Injury Protection (TSGLI) provides automatic traumatic injury coverage to all Servicemembers covered under the SGLI program. It provides short-term financial assistance to severely injured Servicemembers and Veterans to assist them in their recovery from traumatic injuries. TSGLI is not only for com... more

Traumatic Brain Injury: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Military researchers are learning more about traumatic brain injury.

Symptoms of TBI Each of the three forms of Traumatic Brain Injury display different symptoms to be aware of. Mild TBI, otherwise known as concussion, is more difficult to diagnose both in civilian life and on the military battlefield. With mild TBI patients, full recovery can be within minutes to hours; a small percentage have symptoms that ma... more

DoD Seeks Public Input on PTSD and TBI Care

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Have you ever had an idea for a way to improve the healthcare of veterans or servicemembers? Well, if you have, the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) wants to hear from you! DCoE launched the Mental Health and TBI Care Challenge on May 4, 2015. It is a crowdsourcing effort to find and fill... more

Traumatic Brain Injury Resources

The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) tracks the total number of service members throughout the Department of Defense who have been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Since the year 2000, over 313,000 service members have been diagnosed with a TBI. Following a mild TBI, it is common for individuals to experience headac... more

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