Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Traumatic Brain Injury - or TBI - can occur when an outside force injures the brain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2004):
- 1.4 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury every year.
- Each year, approximately 80,000 - 90,000 Americans experience the onset of long-term disability following TBI.
- More than 50,000 people die every year as a result of TBI.
For additional national statistics, visit the CDC website: http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/tbi/TBI.htm
We have compiled a variety of resources to help you learn more about TBI and find the information and support that persons living with TBI as well as their families, caregivers, and friends need as they seek to overcome the challenges of Traumatic Brain Injury.