UNITED STATES BRAIN INJURY ALLIANCE

The mission of the United States Brain Injury Alliance is to engage the community in preventing brain injury and improving lives.

Injury-associated deaths have substantial economic consequences. In 2013, unintentional injury was the fourth leading cause of death, suicide was the tenth, and homicide was the sixteenth; these three causes accounted for approximately 187,000 deaths in the United States (1). To assess the economic impact of fatal injuries, CDC analyzed death data from the National Vital

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), defined here as a concussion, skull fracture, or internal brain injury, can have life-long cognitive, physical, and financial impacts. Preventing these injuries requires an understanding of what causes them. To understand the causes of TBI, the Children’s Safety Network (CSN) explored emergency department (ED) treated TBIs among 0 through 19 year olds in terms of intent, activity,

With the five-year anniversary of my traumatic brain injury on the horizon, I have gained one thing that I was not capable of having early on—I have gained a perspective that comes with time. For more information, click here.

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4657
Brain Injuries Per Day
1700000
Brain Injuries Per Year
5300000
Americans Living with Brain Injury

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Peer-to-Peer Communication

Web-Based Organizational Resources

Continuing Education

A Unified Voice for Public Policy and Advocacy

Resource Generation

Networking

Brain Injury Awareness Month Materials

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UPCOMING EVENTS

NABIS 12th Annual Conference on Brain Injury

April 29-May 2, 2015
San Antonio, TX
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