“You Look Great!”: Inside a TBI

This video series (in 6 parts) tells the story of trying to recover from an injury that in some ways is invisible to the outside world. My hope is that fellow sufferers find comfort that they are not alone in their injury, and that they learn ways of describing what they’re going through to their families, friends, and caregivers.

Brain Injuries: Prevention, Rehabilitation and Community Living

From the Administration for Community Living, this brochure can help you educate yourself and others about brain injuries, how to prevent them, and what happens after they occur. It covers:

  • Brain injury statistics
  • Causes of brain injuries
  • Prevention of brain injuries
  • Health and rehabilitation after injury
  • Sources of help after injury content was developed in 2015.

Stroke Information – Mayo Clinic

Brain Injury Association of California

The Brain Injury Association of California (BIACAL) is a nonprofit membership organization providing information, resources, education, advocacy and support for those affected by brain injury.

Brain Injury Resource Center

A multidisciplinary team trained in traumatic brain injury. Consultants include: individuals with TBI, family members, learning specialists, nurses, paraprofessionals, lawyers, neuropsychologists, and physicians specializing in emergency medicine, and neurology.

Brain Line

BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with TBI. BrainLine includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and an extensive outreach campaign in partnership with national organizations concerned about traumatic brain injury.

Brain Neuroplasticity: Our body’s backup system

Brought to you by The Mindful Word website, this infographic explains how the brain reorganizes itself as necessary – even after traumatic brain injury. Infographic and screen reader information courtesy of TopCounselingSchools.org.

CDC Statistics on Brain Injury

Get the latest statistics on traumatic brain injury in the United States from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Downloadable PDF).

CDC Injury Prevention & Control: Traumatic Brain Injury & Concussion

Centre for Neuro Skills 

Since 1980, Centre for Neuro Skills (CNS) has delivered post-acute medical treatment, therapeutic rehabilitation and disease management services with specially-trained staff for individuals from across the nation recovering from acquired brain injury (e.g. traumatic brain injury, stroke etc.).

Facts and Figures About Brain Injury

Leavitt Yamane & Soldner, a personal Injury attorney serving Hawaii, has put together a graphic presentation of facts and figures regarding brain injury.

Laughter Yoga

“Laughter Yoga” has been scientifically proven to reduce stress and increase “happiness chemicals” in your brain.

Traumatic Brain Injury: Signs and Symptoms

An informative article from the Real Warriors Campaign with additional resources.