When you or someone you know has a traumatic brain injury (TBI), it may seem like no one out there is available to help, but that’s not true. The truth is that there are several local resources out there to help you or your loved one cope with their TBI and get back on their feet in no time.
Check out our guide to local resources for your TBI recovery and get the help you need.
Department of Human Services
This department’s title may vary from state to state, but its purpose remains the same. The Department of Human Services can help you find great rehabilitation centers if you think you need a little extra help with your recovery.
The department can also help you find hospitals and other care facilities. If you have other questions, they can point you in the direction of an expert in concussions and other TBIs who can help.
Federal Legislation Tracking
If your son or daughter has a TBI, the federal legislation tracking system on Congress.gov can help you stay on top of recent legislation affecting people with disabilities. Through this site, you can follow new bills being introduced and how they may impact your child or loved one.
You can be a voice for your child and help make the world a little better for people will TBI and other disabilities. Keep yourself updated and don’t be afraid to contact your local representative about certain legislation.
This website has a ton of great information on TBI. It also has a full directory that will connect you with organizations in every state that can help you cope with your injury. Simply choose your state and find local resources such as hospitals, treatment centers, and semi-independent and dependent living centers.
This site also offers tips and advice for family and supporters of a TBI patient. If you’re looking for more information, check out their site.
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