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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month
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The #TBIchampion social media campaign features profiles of military providers and healthcare staff, Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs leadership and others who help those that have experienced TBI.
Follow A Head for the Future on Facebook and on Twitter throughout the month of March to be inspired by the #TBIchampion profiles.
“Clinical Updates in Brain Injury Science Today” tackles the controversial and breaking research that will help health care providers feel connected to the latest information on traumatic brain injury.
"The TBI Family" podcast is for caregivers of service members and veterans with brain injuries. Episodes feature TBI information, tips from experts and personal stories.
When Marine Corps Capt. Wally Blair’s wife, Jasmin, sensed something was wrong with her husband, she insisted that he get care. Her persistence and his visit to the TBI clinic convinced Blair, now retired, to take time to learn more about TBI symptoms and recovery.
During a firefight while deployed, a 7.62 mm round bounced off of Army Sgt. 1st Class Bradley Lee’s helmet. He didn’t think anything of it until his wife, Jennifer, quickly noticed things weren’t quite right. Today he’s grateful that she spoke up when she noticed issues.
Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Elana Duffy started rock climbing when she was 14. A former sergeant first class, she climbs to relieve stress. But after her second tour of duty, Duffy had to quit climbing and wasn’t sure why -- until she learned she had symptoms of a traumatic brain injury.