The Best Resources for Traumatic Brain Injury Support and Prevention
As awareness about sports-related traumatic brain injuries grows, so do the number of advocacy groups devoted to the topic. Here’s where to turn for more information.
Love Your Brain
Cofounded by Crash Reel director Lucy Walker, this campaign aims to raise awareness about sports-related head injuries with helmet pledges (in which you sign a promise to wear one) and discounts for helmet wearers at participating resorts.
A branch of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, this site collects all the information about bike helmets you could possibly want, including proper sizing, the latest safety studies, and results from its own product testing.
This broker, founded by a retired motorcycle racer, scours health, life, and disability policies to find the best coverage for action-sports athletes.
High-Fives Non-Profit Foundation
In addition to educational videos and its #helmetsarecool campaign, this Truckee, California, group helps cover medical expenses for winter-action-sports athletes who’ve suffered life-altering injuries.
Brain Injury Association of America
The go-to resource for anyone suffering a TBI, this advocacy group has state and local chapters that can help with everything from rehab services to legal assistance.
This website is full of useful information—including interactive graphics and videos—aimed at informing people about how to prevent, treat, and live with a TBI.