United States Department of Veterans Affairs

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Philosophy of Care
Polytrauma System of Care



We encourage you to discuss any resource needs or questions with your PRC social work case manager or PRC military liaison. We are happy to provide additional information regarding the variety of programs and support that may be available nationally or at a local level.

Family Education Manual (PDF, 409 KB)
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bullet globe National Resource Directory For Wounded Warriors, Families And Caregivers
(a collaborative effort between the departments of Defense, Labor and Veterans Affairs)

Benefits/Financial Resources
bullet globe Traumatic Service Members Group Life Insurance (TSGLI)
bullet globe Tricare
bullet Veterans Benefits Administration
bullet Vet Success
bullet "Brain on a String: And Other Strategies to Stay Organized When Your Mind Isn't" by PJ Long
bullet "Gifts from the Broken Jar: Rediscovering Hope, Beauty and Joy" by PJ Long
bullet "I'll Carry the Fork! Recovering a Life after Brain Injury" by Kara Swanson
bullet "In an Instant: A Family's Journey of Love and Healing" by Lee Woodruff and Bob Woodruff
bullet "In Search of Wings: Journey Back from Traumatic Brain Injury" by Beverley Bryant
bullet "Living with Brain Injury: A Guide for Families" by Richard Senelick and Karla Dougherty
bullet "To Wherever Oceans Go" by Beverly Bryant
Children's Resources
bullet globe BrainPOP
bullet globe Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare: Brain Map
bullet globe Neuroscience for Kids
bullet globe Sesame Street Family Connections
Community Resources
bullet globe Brain Injury Association of America
bullet globe Disabled Veterans – Opportunities to Use Your Abilities
bullet Vet Center
Family Education/Resources
bullet globe American Veterans with Brain Injuries
bullet globe brainline.org
bullet globe Center for Neuroskills: TBI Resource Guide:
bullet globe Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Military Support
bullet globe Air Force Crossroads
bullet Army National Guard: Each state has specific programs that can be accessed via your military liaison.
bullet globe Army Reserves Family Programs
bullet globe Army Wounded Warrior Program
bullet globe Deployment Health Clinical Center
bullet globe Marine For Life
bullet globe Military One Source
bullet globe Navy/Marine Relief Society
bullet globe Safe Harbor (Navy)

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