VA Polytrauma News
News and features from the VA's Polytrauma System of Care
DVBIC Brain Injury Center
A Head for the Future is a multi-year initiative from DoD to promote awareness, prevention of and recovery from traumatic brain injury.
"Concussion Coach" mobile app
Mobile App for Those with Mild to Moderate Concussion
Polytrauma/TBI System of Care
VA’s Polytrauma System of Care (PSC) is an integrated network of specialized rehabilitation programs dedicated to serving Veterans and Service Members with both combat and civilian related Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and polytrauma. Services available through PCS include: interdisciplinary evaluation and treatment, development of a comprehensive plan of care, case management, patient and family education and training, psychosocial support, and application of advanced rehabilitation treatments and prosthetic technologies. (Learn more abou the Polytrauma TBI System of Care ...)
Assisted Living for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (AL-TBI) Pilot Program
The Assisted Living for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (AL-TBI) pilot program provides specialized residential care and rehabilitation to eligible Veterans with traumatic brain injury to enhance their rehabilitation, quality of life, and community integration. (Read More About the AL-TBI Pilot Program...)
Concussion Coach Mobile App
Concussion Coach is a mobile phone application for Veterans, Servicemembers, and others who have experienced a mild to moderate concussion. It provides portable tools to assess symptoms and to facilitate use of coping strategies. (Learn more about the Concussion Coach App....)
Know the symptoms, treatment, and resources available through VA
VA offers continuous, balanced, comprehensive rehabilitation care
Beginning in 2007, VA implemented mandatory Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) screening for all Veterans accessing care in VA that served in combat operations and separated from active duty service after September 11, 2001.
Family Care Map
Family members are those individuals, related or unrelated, who actively provide emotional, physical and/or economic support to the patient.
The members of the "family" are determined by the patient or by those individuals who include themselves in the patient’s support system.