Brain Injury Resources

New Vista encourages individuals and families to explore information from trusted and accurate resources. The websites and resources listed below offer research-based information on brain injury.

Brain Injury Association of America is the country’s oldest and largest nationwide brain injury advocacy organization with a mission to advance awareness, research, treatment and education and to improve the quality of life for all individuals impacted by brain injury. 

Brain Injury Association of Kentucky links survivors of brain injury and their families to support from others with similar experience; provides them with education and information about living and coping with brain injury; assists them in locating resources for financial assistance; and seeks to connect people with sources of emotional support.

Brain Injury Recovery Network provides practical, actionable advice for brain injury victims and families.

Brain Injury Resource Center is a non-profit clearinghouse founded and operated by brain injury activists since 1985.

United States Brain Injury Alliance is committed to improving lives through awareness, prevention, advocacy, support, research and community engagement.

Centers for Disease Control is government-funded website offers information on traumatic brain injuries. CDC research and programs work to prevent TBI and help people recognize, respond and recover if a TBI occurs.

CARF is the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. An internationally-recognized accreditation authority for organizations serving people with disabilities and others in need of rehabilitation.

National Directory of Brain Injury Services provides a comprehensive listing of services providers across the entire continuum of care. Listings are divided by category.

National Resource Center for TBI gives practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and their families. From Virginia Commonwealth University.

Traumatic Brain Injury Facts and Information is a helpful set of facts and information about traumatic brain injury provided by the Family Caregiver Alliance, a non-profit organization, which aims to help family members providing care for their loved ones.

Traumatic Brain Injury Factsheets provide a set of brain injury fact sheets covering a wide variety of topics. The fact sheets were produced through a joint effort between Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center and the TBI Model Systems.

Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide is an eBook written by a clinical neuropsychologist designed to better prepare the head injured person and family for the long road ahead.

Understanding Brain Injury: A Guide for the Family is a lengthy eBook, supplied by the Mayo Clinic, that helps families understand the effects of brain injury and adjust to life after an injury.

Journey Toward Recovery: A Brain Injury Guide for Families is an eBook written by the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation, which guides families through the early steps on the road toward recovery.

Living with Brain Injury is a helpful guide, including detailed descriptions and helpful illustrations, to brain injury and its imapct on people.