Brain Injury


Brain Injury Association

The Brain Injury Association is dedicated to brain injury prevention, research, and education. Its site contains helpful information about prevention, rehabilitation and treatment, and living with a brain injury. The site offers publications, FAQs, a national directory of rehabilitation services, and links for further information. is sponsored by WETA, Washington, DC’s public TV and radio station. Articles, videos, and sound clips present information on TBI to patients, family and friends, and professionals.

CDC -- Traumatic Brain Injury

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer reports and articles proving information on different types of brain injury and related statistics.

MEDLINEplus: Head and Brain Injuriesl

This easy to use service of the National Library of Medicine provides links to articles, research reports, and organizations covering various aspects of head and brain injuries. Some information is available in Spanish.

National Center for Injury Prevention & Control

The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control offers an online brochure entitled Facts About Concussion and Brain Injury. Written in clear lay language, this publication provides information about the signs of brain injury, symptoms, tips for healing, and where to go for help.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Traumatic Brain Injury Information Page

The NINDS offers information about how a brain injury can occur, symptoms, treatment methods, prognosis and current research. Publications and links to related organizations are also provided for further information.