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Anger and irritation after a brain injury are common. Those emotions can be diﬃcult to control, leading to trouble in relationships or at work. Researchers are learning new ways to identify and lessen those feelings. Here are resources that provide information and support for those with brain injury and their families.
Caring for someone with a brain injury can be challenging sometimes. After a brain injury, people often behave diﬀerently than they did before. Sometimes people become more angry or irritable. Finding ways to accept and cope with these emotions can help you and the person you love. Here are some ideas that might help:
The losses due to a brain injury are “moving targets” which continue to change over a long period of time: thus the losses are “mobile.” The injured individual and their family can't fully grieve lost abilities because there is no way to know which abilities are lost forever and which will eventually return.
Everyone in the family is affected by a brain injury. Your role within the family has changed and the role of your family member with TBI may also have changed. Here are some tips and strategies to assist families during this time of transition.
The happy anticipation of a service member returning from combat deployment often is mixed with a dose of anxiety. Families might be ecstatic, nervous, scared, or confused, or all of the above at once.