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Traumatic Brain Injury

photo: grandparents and grandchildrenEveryone is at risk for a traumatic brain injury (TBI), especially children and older adults.

CDC's research and programs work to prevent TBIs and to help people recognize, respond and recover if a TBI occurs.


Adults and TBI

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Children and Teens and TBI

HEADS UP concussion logoWhether you are a parent, youth sports coach, high school coach, school professional, or health care provider), this site will help you recognize, respond to, and minimize the risk of concussion or other serious brain injury.


New Report to Congress


Traumatic Brain Injury Epidemiology and Rehabilitation: Recommendations for Addressing Critical Gaps

Read the Report


Free Online Training

Online concussion training for medical providers     Heads Up Concussion in Youth Sports - Take the Free Online Training for Coaches - from the CDC     HEADS UP training for high school sports

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