Trauma Education Resources

Brain Injury Association, Inc.
The Brain Injury Association of America was founded in 1980 by a group of individuals who wanted to improve the quality of life for their family members who had sustained brain injuries. Despite phenomenal growth over the past two decades, the Association remains committed to its grassroots. The Brain Injury Association of America encompasses a national network of more than 40 chartered state affiliates across the country, as well as hundreds of local chapters and support groups.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Traumatic Brain Injury
A blow or jolt to the head can result in a traumatic brain injury (TBI), which can disrupt the normal function of the brain.

Head Injuries: What to Watch for Afterward

ImPACT
ImPACT provides computerized neurocognitive assessment tools and services that are used by medical doctors, psychologists, athletic trainers, and other licensed healthcare professionals to assist them in determining an athlete's ability to return to play after suffering a concussion. 

National Association of Head Injury Administrators
NASHIA is a nonprofit organization established to assist state government in promoting partnerships and building systems to meet the needs of individuals with brain injury and their families.

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

National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury
The mission of the National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury is to provide relevant, practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and family members. Many of our products were developed by nationally recognized experts. We have more than 20 years of experience developing intervention programs, assessment tools, and investigating the special needs and problems of people with brain injury and their families.

Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
The mission of the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation is to conduct research, provide education and develop programs to improve the quality of life of persons who experience traumatic brain injury.

ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation
The mission of ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation is to prevent brain, spinal cord and other traumatic injuries through the education of individuals, community leaders and the creators of public policy.

UPMC Center for Sports Medicine
Concussion occurs when a person’s brain is violently rocked back and forth inside the skull because of a blow to the head or neck.

UPMC Rehabilitation Services
UPMC is home to the region's largest network of rehabilitation services. With more than 70 inpatient, outpatient, and long-term care facilities means that services are available to meet the needs of our patients at each phase of the recovery process.