March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. National Brain Injury Awareness Month is committed to raising awareness about brain injuries as well as recognizing and supporting the millions of Americans who live with brain injuries such as TBI or concussions.

Here are some Brain Injury resources you may find useful:

Of course there are many more websites and resources that exist about brain injuries and raising brain injury awareness. You can help spread the word by sharing this article and following us on our social media profiles as we share brain injury related content throughout the month.

Help raise awareness of brain injuries using the following relevant hashtags:

  • #TBIaffectedme
  • #NotAloneinBrainInjury
  • #TBI
  • #concussion

The Center for Neurological and Neurodevelopmental Health offers evaluations, treatments and support for people dealing with brain injuries. If you have any questions, please give us a call at (855) 852-8150 or click here to request an appointment.

 

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Rates of Major Depressive Disorder and Clinical Outcomes Following Traumatic Brain Injury

A majority of patients hospitalized for traumatic brain injury demonstrated major depressive disorder (MDD) one year after the injury, according to this study. High rates of depression were associated with a history of MDD and was an independent predictor of lower health-related quality of life, particularly related to mobility, performance of usual activities, pain and discomfort and role functioning.

Bombardier C, et al. JAMA. 2010; 303(19):1938-1945.