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Nebraska Brain Injury Advisory Council

Nebraskans facing brain injury

Mission Statement

The mission of the Nebraska Brain Injury Advisory Council is to advocate for the best possible
system of support for individuals with brain injury by promoting prevention, awareness, education, research and effective public policy

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New Report!

The Cost of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Nebraska in 2013. Read the report here.



TBI Council Application

Click here for application

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NASHA

State Services for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Their Families

Traumatic Brain Injury Online Training

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Four training courses aim to provide current information that educates and promotes awareness of the causes, symptoms, and treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI).

To access the training, click here

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Concussion Course Logo

This course is provided to Nebraska licensed health care professionals as a comprehensive overview and guide for best practices in concussion recognition and management to help ensure that every child sustaining a concussion in Nebraska is managed according to current best practices.

Access the modules and courses

Support Groups & Teams

For Individuals with a Brain Injury or Those Who Need Information For Someone with a Brain Injury

Support groups and school support teams share strategies and resources to help you or someone you know transition back into daily activities after a brain injury.

Find a Support Group
Find a School Support Team



 

Conference Info

For Conference Registration and Keynote Speakers, click here

 








Who is affected by brain injury?

Seniors

Brain injuries due to falls cause roughly 8,000 deaths and 56,000 hospitalizations yearly among Americans age 65 and older.

Youth
(babies, young sports players, and students in out of home placements)

Approximately 1 in 500 school-age children each year receive a head injury severe enough to be hospitalized.

Veterans

Since the brain injury screening by the Veterans Administration (VA) began in April 2007, 2,029 Nebraska veterans have been screened for brain injury. Of those screened, 500 Nebraska veterans have screened positive and 316 have agreed to undergo a full brain injury assessment.

Upcoming Events

"This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under H21MC26915, Traumatic Brain Injury State Implementation Partnership Program for $1,000,000, 0% financed with nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government."