Traumatic Brain Injury Program

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Program is provided through a person centered system which respects and responds to the individual’s needs, goals and values. Benefits individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury, as well as their family and caregivers.

Core Services

Service Coordination

Supported Living

Community Reintegration

Vocational Supports

Information & Referrals

Public & Professional Education

For more information, contact Disability Action Center Offices in Chico or Redding to speak to a Traumatic Brain Injury Program Specialist.

Statistics

March 2017 Brain Injury Awareness Month – TBI by the Numbers

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a subset of a brain injury and is caused by trauma to the brain from an external force.

More than 12 million Americans live with the impact of a brain injury.  At least 2.5 million children and adults sustain traumatic brain injuries each year:

  • 2.8 million are treated in emergency departments for TBIs each year
  • 282,000 hospitalizations and 2.5 million ED visits each year
  • 50,000 die because of TBIs each year

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Every 13 seconds, someone in the U.S. sustains a TBI

30

TBIs contribute to about 30% of all injury deaths.

60

One of every 60 people in the U.S. lives with a TBI related disability.

153

Every day, 153 people in the U.S. die because of a TBI related injury.

Get the Facts from Center of Disease Control

 

Summer (Traumatic Brain Injury Program Support Groups and Education)

TBI Summer Program Flyer

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