For the Consumer

In recent years public awareness of the complexities of brain injury and the dangers of repeated sports related concussions has resulted in an explosion of information. Below you will find links to different websites our team thinks are exeptionally helpful. If you have found a website you think could be helpful to people looking for TBI information please tell us using the "CONTACT US" in the righthand sidebar.

Websites with Information about TBI - National

The Model System Knowledge Translation Center TBI Section (MSKTC) offers consumers a large collection of TBI factsheests covering topics such as balance, returning to work, and sleep disorders. The image to the left will link you to a booklet of collected fact sheets that can be downloaded to your computer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a component of the US Department of Health and Human Services. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats.
The CDC has published "Heads Up: Concussion" where consumers will find important information on about treatment as well as prevention of TBI. Pictures link to the topics on the CDC website



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BrainLine ( a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with TBI. BrainLine includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and an extensive outreach campaign in partnership with national organizations concerned about traumatic brain injury.

Amy Wagner, MD, principal investigator for Pitt's TBI model system addresses TBI related seizures and depression after TBI. Transcripts are provided with the YouTube videos.

Brain Injury Organizations for People with TBI and their Families - Pennsylvania

Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania (BIAPA)
working to help prevent head injury and improve the quality of life for people who have experienced brain injury and their family members, through support, education, advocacy, and research
Pennsylvania Head Injury Program (HIP) 
HIP was created in 1988 by the Emergency Medical Services Act of 1985 and pays for head injury rehabilitation services for people who qualify.
Acquired Brain Injury Network of Pennsylvania (ABIN)
ABIN is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) orgainzation of brain injury survivors and family members dedicated to increasing public awareness about acquired brain injury and to providing suport, education, information, advocacy and other services for individuals with ABI and their families.