Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is caused by a physical external force to the head or skull resulting in a disruption of mental, cognitive, behavioral, or physical functions.
A brain injury can cause changes in:
- Thinking and memory,
- Tasting, smelling, touching, and feeling,
- Speech and understanding of language,
- Personality, behavior, emotions,
- Control of your body.
To find out more, visit the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona, or call 602-508-8024 or 1-888-500-9165 (toll-free).
For additional information, visit the Traumatic Brain Injury Page at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Additional Resources for Brain Injury!
There are national and statewide resources and events listed below. Please take a look and see how you can support your communities, schools, organizations, and families and bring awareness to the forefront on brain injury and neuro-impairment.
Brain Injury Association of America - Facts and Information on Concussion
Military Health Systems - Awareness of TBI in the Military
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center - TBI: Me, You, & Us
Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona - Virtual Event Page
Forbes Magazine - Brain Injury Awareness Article
Brainline - COVID - 19 Resources for Veterans