March is Brain Injury Awareness Month
Every 9 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a brain injury.
What are some causes of a brain injury?
- Electric Shock
- Infectious Disease
- Lightning Strike
- Near Drowning
- Oxygen Deprivation
- Seizure Disorder
- Substance Abuse / Overdose
- Toxic Exposure
Traumatic Brain injuries are one type of brain injury that is caused by trauma from an outside source. Each day 137 individuals die from Traumatic Brain injury complications.
For more information on Brain Injury Awareness Month, visit our Resources page and click on the month of March.