Get the facts about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
TBI is change in brain function or brain pathology caused by an external force that can occur in traffic, at home, at work, at play, during sports activities, and on the battlefield.1
Military service members were affected by TBIs between 2000-2015 – it’s the most common traumatic injury in the U.S. military.3
Americans are living with a long-term disability due to a TBI.
The number of Americans with traumatic brain injuries that we can help each year with your contributions.
Sources / Citations
1 Manley, G.T. and Maas, A.I. (2013) JAMA 310, 473-474.
2 Haarbauer-Krupa J, et al. (2021) Epidemiology of chronic effects of traumatic brain injury. Journal of neurotrauma. 2021 Dec 1;38(23):3235-47.
3 Helmick et al (2015) Brain Imaging and Behavior. Sep;9(3):358-66.
4 Gardner et al. (2015) Journal of Neurotrauma, 35:889–906. doi: 10.1089/neu.2017.5371.
5 et al. (2016) World Neurosurgery, 91:497-509.e1 doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.03.045.
6 Frieden TR, Houry D, Baldwiin G. (2015) Report to Congress on Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States: Epidemiology and Rehabilitation. Atlanta, GA: CDC 2015.