The Disabled American Veterans website at https://www.dav.org/ shares information on what TBI is and how TBI happens in the context of war and veterans. They also share coping skills for veterans and families as well as how to tell if your loved one suffers from TBI. Veterans with service-connected TBIs can get assistance at no cost in filing their claims for VA benefits. Contact your local DAV National Service Office for more information.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) gives background on current TBI research. Their webpage at https://www.ninds.nih.gov includes full treatment information, as well as information about patient organizations and related research publications.
Patient organizations include:
- Brain Injury Association of America, Inc. (TBI Awareness Month campaign).
- Brain Trauma Foundation
- Family Caregiver Alliance/National Center on Caregiving
Additional resources from MFLN on TBI include:
This post was written by members of the MFLN Family Development Team. The Family Development team aims to support the development of professionals working with military families.
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