Valuable and original “tips” from a TBI survivor!
At least 2.5 million new TBI’s occur yearly. Concussions occur 8 times more frequently than the number of people diagnosed annually with breast cancer and 34 times more often than the number of new cases of HIV and AIDS. (CDC)
“TBI is the most common cause of death and disability of children in the United States” (Keyser-Marcus, et al., 2002).
Returning to school after suffering the silent illness: TBI.
“Traumatic brain injuries represent the leading cause of death and disability in young adults in industrialized countries” (Schroeter et al., 2010).
“People with severe TBI are four times more likely to commit suicide compared with the general population” Simpson, G., Tate, R. 2007.