Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE)
The mission of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) is to improve the lives of our nation’s Service members, families and Veterans by advancing excellence in psychological health and traumatic brain injury. DCoE strives to be the trusted source and advocate for psychological health and traumatic brain injury knowledge and standards for the Department of Defense, and profoundly improve the system of care.
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)
The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) is a part of the U.S. military health system. Specifically, it is the traumatic brain injury (TBI) operational component of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE). DVBIC's mission is to serve active duty military, their beneficiaries, and Veterans with traumatic brain injuries through state-of-the-art clinical care, innovative clinical research initiatives and educational programs, and support for force health protection services. DVBIC fulfills this mission through ongoing collaboration with the DoD, military services, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), civilian health partners, local communities, families and individuals with TBI. DVBIC treats, supports, trains and monitors Service members, Veterans, family members and providers who have been, or care for those who are, affected by traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury Research
NINDS supports research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) to advance knowledge on mechanisms of injury and recovery, and to develop better diagnostic tools and more effective treatments. This site describes that research.
CDC A-Z Index: Traumatic Brain Injury - Injury Center
CDC’s Traumatic Brain Injury website for medical providers, youth sports teams, and the general public. Topics include concussion and mild TBI, severe TBI, concussion in sports, statistics, long-term outcomes, potential effects, causes and risk groups, reports and fact sheets, social and new media, clinical diagnosis and management, prevention, recent research, and upcoming events.
Make the Connection: Shared Experiences and Support for Veterans (Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury)
This site provides shared experiences, resources, symptoms, and support for Veterans and active duty military with TBI, and their family, friends, and partners/clinicians.
BrainLine.org: Traumatic Brain Injury Resource
BrainLine.org is a free educational website, provides authoritative information about brain injury symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. For people living with a brain injury, their families, and professionals in the field, BrainLine also offers an online community of support through its social networking sites.
BrainLineMilitary.org: Traumatic Brain Injury Resource for Military Populations
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.
Brain Injury Association of America
The mission of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is to advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment and education and to improve the quality of life for all people affected by brain injury. BIAA is dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury. General advocacy and information website.
VA Traumatic Brain Injury Veterans Health Initiative
This website is a resource for clinicians to learn about caring for Veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI)
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Report to Congress, Traumatic Brain Injury In the United States: Epidemiology and Rehabilitation