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How To Let TBI Take Over Your Life â or Not
How To Let TBI Take Over Your Life — or Not It took time after her husband's TBI, but Rosemary Rawlins realized that she had to wake up each day grateful for all the good in her life instead of feeling angry and cheated.
An Interview with Joseph Giacino, PhD
An Interview with Joseph Giacino, PhD Learn about the needs and care of individuals with disorders of consciousness.
The Real Truth About Brain Injuries
The Real Truth About Brain Injuries Caregivers often focus on the silver linings. Mother and caregiver Dixie Coskie has had enough; she's sharing how she truly feels.
Deployment-Related TBI and Co-Occurring Conditions
Deployment-Related TBI and Co-Occurring Conditions Learn to identify and treat the co-occurring conditions that are common in deployment-related concussion.
 
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Lost & Found: What Brain Injury Survivors Want You to Know
Lost & Found: What Brain Injury Survivors Want You to Know
Hear what people with TBI are really thinking and want their friends, family, and others to know.
What Is the Glasgow Coma Scale?
What Is the Glasgow Coma Scale?
This standard scale measures levels of consciousness in a person following a brain injury. Learn how it works.
Brain Basics
Brain Basics
The brain is incredibly complex — take an interactive journey to see how the brain works and what impact an injury can have.
Promo Graphic: Brain Basics - 3D Model of Brain Injury
Promo Graphic: Identifying and Treating Concussion, free online course
Promo Graphic: Brainline Military: TBI/PTSD Information and Resources

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 brain injuries in the United States, and an estimated 5.3 million Americans — about 2 percent of the U.S. population — currently have a long-term or lifelong need for help with everyday activities due to TBI. Most brain injuries are mild and are also known as concussions. Usually people recover from a concussion in a matter of weeks but sometimes symptoms can persist. BrainLine.org, 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 our social networking sites.


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