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GLOBAL RESOURCES 

ABUSE

ADDICTION & RECOVERY

CHRONIC PAIN STATISTICS

DEPRESSION

MENTAL HEALTH

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

  • Brain Injury Association of America
  • Depression After Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and Depression by the Vanderbilt University Evidence-based Practice Center through funding by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
  • Information about the side effects of antidepressants comes from the report Comparative Effectiveness of Second-Generation Antidepressants in the Pharmacologic Treatment of Depression. It was produced by the RTI International–University of North Carolina Evidence-based Practice Center through funding by AHRQ.
    • For a copy of either of these reports or for more information about AHRQ and the Effective Health Care Program, go to www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov.
    • Additional information for this guide came from the Medline-Plus Web site, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
    • This site is available at Medline Plus Traumatic Brain Injury
  • This summary guide was prepared by the John M. Eisenberg Center for Clinical Decisions and Communications Science at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.
  • Brain Association of America, Living With Brain Injury
  • Brain Association of America, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 10 Myths About Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice, Nathan D. Zasler, MD, Editor, Douglas I Katz, MD, Editor, Ross D. Zafonte, DO, Editor, 2007, Demos Medical Publishing.
  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Therapy and Resource Manual Green, B,  Singular Publishing, 1997
  • Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury Jonathan M. Silver (Editor), Stuart C. Yudofsky (Editor), Thomas W. McAllister (Editor), 2004 American Psychiatric Press
  • Horn, L.J. & Zasler, N. (1996). Medical Rehabilitation of Traumatic Brain Injury. Hanley & Belfus, Inc: Philadelphia, PA.
  • Kay, T. Brain Injury Association of America. Mild traumatic brain injury, 1999.
  • What is Brain Injury/Photo of Cognitive Deficits


BRAVE RESOURCES

The mission of This Is My Brave, Inc. is to end the stigma surrounding mental illness by shining a light on mental health issues through artistic expression (spoken word poetry, original music and essay readings).
  • This Is My Brave
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
  • The Crisis Text Line can be accessed by texting BRAVE to 741-741.

PARTNER MENTAL HEALTH ORGS & INITIATIVES

 CNQR

CNQR is a global team of dynamic peer leaders, social disrupters and change makers. We work across global sectors in innovative, diverse and positively disruptive ways to change the current landscape of mental/brain health, wellness, and suicide prevention.

RAINN 

(Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)

  • The largest anti-sexual violence organization.
  • They operate the National Sexual Assault Hotline 800-656-HOPE
  • Operates the DOD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense


RESEARCH STUDIES

  • Mood Network – When you join MoodNetwork as a research participant, you’ll be part of a nationwide study to fight mood disorders. You’ll work with doctors and researchers to help shape the direction of research. For perhaps the first time in the history of these illnesses, your experiences, your concerns, and your ideas will take center stage.
  • National Pregnancy Registry for Psychiatric Medications – The National Pregnancy Registry for Psychiatric Medications© is dedicated to evaluating the safety of psychiatric medications that may be taken by women during pregnancy to treat a wide range of mood, anxiety, or psychiatric disorders. The goal of this Registry is to gather information on the safety of these medications during pregnancy, as current data is limited.
  • National Institute of Mental Health Clinical Trials – Clinical research trials are at the heart of all medical advances.

VETERAN RESOURCES

AMVETS and Disabled American Veterans (DAV) offers information, counseling and claims service to all honorably discharged veterans and their dependents concerning disability compensation, hospitalization, rehabilitation, pension, education, employment, and other benefits.
  • 750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr. Milwaukee, WI 53202
  • Phone Number: 414-273-5288
  • Website: AMVETS Wisconsin
Free Grants for Veterans
Our website provides comprehensive details on grants for veterans. These grants are given away for free, and they could help low income veterans with bills, mortgage, rent, housing, college, and medications . Please note that grants are only given for veterans who can prove financial difficulties. Apply for multiple grants to ensure your needs are met.
We offer information on the following :
(1) grants for rent (2) housing assistance (3) help with bills (4) education grants (5) medical bills grants (6) business grants
Business Cost Saver for Veterans Guide
As a society, we all owe your veterans a debt of gratitude for their service to our country. Sometimes, however, appreciation is not enough. Many veterans will require tangible assistance as they transition from a military career to civilian life.
Throughout this guide, we will discuss the many and varied support networks available to veterans of the American armed forces. No hero should return from active duty and struggle to make ends meet. These resources will ensure this is not the case.