For Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury
U.S. Department of Defense
As fall sports season begins for students and families, players can reduce
the risk of a concussion by learning to tackle properly in sports such as
football, lacrosse and rugby. Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
expert shares why the proper tackling technique can help prevent head
injuries in contact sports.
Learn more about getting the head out of a contact sport.
Sleep is important for healthy brain function, emotional well-being and
overall good physical health. Psychological health concerns or a traumatic
brain injury may make sleep more difficult. Simple changes to your behavior
and environment - sleep schedule, bedtime habits and daily lifestyle choices
- can help you get a better night's rest.
Check out these 10 tips to help improve your sleep habits.
The negative impact of traumatic events can extend beyond those who directly
experienced the trauma. Health care professionals who provide services to
traumatized individuals are at risk for a phenomenon called compassion
fatigue. The next DCoE webinar, 1 - 2:30 p.m. (ET) Aug. 25, will introduce
compassion fatigue, describe its symptoms and discuss strategies to minimize
the negative impact.
Learn more about the webinar and register today!
Register today for the 2016
Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain
Injury Summit. Join health care professionals and academics to exchange
knowledge on the State of the Science: Advances, Current Diagnostics and
Treatments of Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury in Military
Health Care. Registration for the 2016 DCoE Summit is open.
Visit the DCoE Summit website for more information.
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