For Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury
U.S. Department of Defense
Although patriotic in spirit, fireworks do not ignite universal delight.
These unexpected explosions may cause some combat veterans with
posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to experience overwhelming anxiety.
Learn more about how one organization helps veterans and service members
start conversations about PTSD with a simple yard sign.
We've launched a new blog series, "My Voice," that features stories by
service members and veterans sharing what helped them to cope and heal from
a psychological health concern or traumatic brain injury. In the first post,
retired Air Force Master Sgt. Chris Eder describes how yoga helped him with
posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). When Eder first began practicing yoga,
he wasn't seeking enlightenment or even relief from PTSD. He was in pain
from a pinched sciatic nerve.
Read Chris Eder's story.
It only took one time of rock climbing without a helmet to change Coast Guardsman Woodside’s life. Now recovered from a severe brain injury, he shares his story in a new video from A Head for the Future, the TBI awareness initiative from Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center.
Learn the significance of taking precautions to prevent brain injury.
Health care professionals and academics involved in all aspects of
psychological health and traumatic brain injury care, education and research
for the military population are invited to take part in the 2016 Defense
Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
Summit - State of the Science: Advances, Current Diagnostics and Treatments
of Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury in Military Health Care
September 13 - 15. Registration opens July 11.
Visit DCoE Summit 2016
DHCC works to improve psychological health and deployment-related health care for our nation's warriors and their families
T2 develops telehealth and technology solutions for psychological health and traumatic brain injury to improve the lives of our nation’s warriors and their families
DVBIC serves military and family members with traumatic brain injuries through state-of-the-science clinical care, research, and education