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Partner Spotlight

The Brain Injury Recovery Network

The Brain Injury Recovery Network offers tips and peer resources about coping with brain injuries and rehabilitation opportunities to service members, veterans and their families. The peer support website provides information and education about what to expect and how to navigate the challenges sometimes associated with brain injuries, such as available rehabilitation services, alternative therapies, financial and legal concerns and reintegrating into work or school environments.

Center for BrainHealth

The Center for BrainHealth supports awareness of brain health, including coping strategies for brain injuries and diseases. The Center connects service members and veterans with programs to build resilience and cope with psychological health concerns. Download the “Approach to Veterans Enhancing Brain Performance” brochure to learn more about how BrainHealth can help you successfully maintain brain health and readiness as a member of the military.

BrainLine Military

BrainLine Military provides online resources to service members and veterans coping with health concerns like traumatic brain injury (TBI). The educational website offers information about TBI, including the symptoms,care and rehabilitation options and TBI effect on psychological health. “Ask the Expert” health questions and access personal stories of those living with or caring for a brain injury to learn more about TBI care and resources.

Brain Injury Association of America

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) advocates for brain injury prevention, research and treatment. Through local affiliates, BIAA provides support resources and information to help people coping with brain injuries access care. Check out BIAA’s resources to learn more about common concerns and topics about living with brain injury.

American Veterans with Brain Injuries

American Veterans with Brain Injury (AVBI) provides peer support for service members, veterans and their families impacted by traumatic brain injury (TBI). The organization offers programs such as an online peer-to-peer chat feature and support forum to assist in coping with TBI. Apply for an AVBI Medical Alert and ID card free of charge that can assist you and others with brain injury-related challenges.

Brain Trauma Foundation

The Brain Trauma Foundation (BTF) conducts research, raises awareness and educates healthcare professionals about the effects and challenges that may result from traumatic brain injury (TBI). The organization focuses on TBI, creating programs that target quality assurance within the health care system and an online interactive tool to help manage symptoms. Access these tools and learn more about resources from BTF for the military community.

Bob Woodruff Foundation

The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) provides funding for community programs supporting the health of service members, veterans and their families. BTW supports innovative programs that target at least one of the following three areas of transition: rehabilitation and recovery, education and employment and the quality of life of our nation’s heroes. Read the success stories of grantees that have reached out to help service members, veterans and their families.

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) is the military health system’s resource and research center for traumatic brain injury. DVBIC provides service members, veterans, military families and healthcare providers with psychological health care, educational programs and support resources for coping with and understanding traumatic brain injury. Follow DVBIC’s new Facebook page to find out about events and resources in support of Brain Injury Awareness Month.

Coaching Into Care

The VA’s Coaching into Care service provides over-the-phone coaches for the families and care providers of veterans that are coping with psychological health concerns. Coaches can assist in connecting with community resources, discussing common challenges and navigating VA care enrollment. Visit Coaching into Care to find tips about helping your veteran cope with psychological health concerns.

National Association of State Head Injury Administrators

The National Association of State head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) is a network of state organizations dedicated to supporting those with brain injuries that help each other plan, implement and manage public programs for people coping with brain injury and their families. NASHIA offers educational and informational resources that cater specifically to service members and veterans, including materials, articles and hotlines from other Real Warriors Campaign partners. For more information about resources in your area, contact any of your state programs.

The Real Warriors Campaign collaborates with a variety of not-for-profit organizations that share our mission and can help us reach out to service members, families and health care providers. Our network of partners and affiliates includes military organizations and programs, nonprofit organizations, advocacy organizations and local groups. Through communication and collaboration with these organizations, the campaign can offer the most relevant and up-to-date resources and provide partners with easy and effective outreach mechanisms.

Explore the categories below to learn more about our affiliates and partners, or see a complete list. 

To learn more about the Real Warriors Partnership Program and how to become a partner or affiliate, view or download the Partnership Program Informational Sheet or contact us.


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Last Reviewed: 07/12/13
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