"....misunderstanding, inaccurate information, and
lack of awareness about brain injury are common...."
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine 2022
Traumatic Brain Injury: A Roadmap for Accelerating Progress
The National Academies Press https://doi.org/10.17226/25394
Brain injury often brings confusion, loss of self, isolation, fear, depression, physical & cognitive challenges. You are not alone and may find strength from others who've "been there, get that."
FAMILY & FRIENDS
"What's going on with my child/spouse/parent/friend?"
Brain injury stresses relationships in ways that require compassion and understanding.
Living with and/or taking care of someone with brain injury brings its own set of stressors and difficulties. Knowledge and awareness help both caregivers and survivers.
"I don't know where I'd be without my support group ... still struggling, feeling lost and alone. I've learned so much about myself and my brain from others in similar situations."