DCoE Strategic Communications on December 1, 2010
Recently, the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) launched three public service announcements to encourage service members to get checked out after a blow or jolt to the head that might have caused a concussion, also known as mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).
Take the time now to educate yourself on the following symptoms often associated with someone who has sustained a concussion:
If you or someone you know notices any of these mTBI-related symptoms, you should get checked out. Visit www.dvbic.org to learn more about concussion signs and symptoms, the causes and what to expect during the recovery process.
Download the announcements and other videos here, and share them with others! And continue to share your thoughts with us about the invisible wounds of war. Visit www.realwarriors.net to learn more about DCoE’s campaign to combat the stigma associated with seeking care for a brain injury or psychological concerns such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
If you’re a warrior, family member or health professional, don’t forget the DCoE website includes TBI information specifically helpful to you – just click on the above links.