• TBI Recovery: You Don't Have to Do It on Your Own

    For more than a year, Carolyn Donahue, a support specialist with a defense program for brain-injured service members, kept in touch with Sam (not his real name), who said he appreciated her calls but insisted he didn’t need extra help.

    Like many service members, Sam, a 43-year-old Army veteran who was knocked unconscious in an armored SUV during his service in the Middle East and later re-injured in a motorcycle accident, was accustomed to toughing it out.