In a matter of seconds, life has changed. Your life, and that of your family, has been upended by an injury that you can't even see! We want you to know that you are not alone. Vanderbilt's Trauma Team and Multidisciplinary Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic are ready to assist you in navigating this next chapter in your life. Traumatic Brain Injuries can cause many problems, and you and your family need to be prepared for the future. According to the CDC, 2.5 million people in the U.S. sustain a head injury every year. Over 8,000 people each year in Tennessee are admitted to the hospital for a Traumatic Brain Injury. This website was established to provide TBI patients and families up-to-date information, resources, and uplifting stories to help you continue the healing process. Through research, education, and outreach, we strive to make life more livable. Please take advantage of the enormous amount of information on this website and everything it has to offer.
Mental Health Resources
Mental Health is a priority. To find a provider or center near you, please click the link below. If you are having a medical emergency, please go to the nearest Emergency Room or call 911.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline - 1-800-273-8255
National Mental Health Website - https://www.samhsa.gov/find-treatment
National Mental Health Map-View Site to find a provider - https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator
The Traumatic Brain Injury Center is now taking referrals.
Helping kids learn about Traumatic Brain Injuries
The Vanderbilt Traumatic Brain Injury Center is very proud of our doctors and nurses.
Words can never express the gratitude we have for you, especially in times like these. Thank you for everything you do every single day.
We wanted to share this beautiful moment that was captured by a staff member when members of our team spent a few extra minutes on our helipad praying for their unit, Vanderbilt employees, patients and families & all of our colleagues around the world taking care of patients. pic.twitter.com/DrnDdujhUx— Vanderbilt Health (@VUMChealth) April 1, 2020