Joining Forces Initiative
Discover how Joining Forces meets health care needs of returning service members who have suffered traumatic brain injury.
Traumatic Brain Injury Tools
The White House's Joining Forces initiative helps physicians meet the unique health care needs of veterans and their families.
The Academy believes that our veterans deserve the best possible care and treatment for neurologic injuries suffered during their service to our country.
- Resources for Physicians and Patients
- AAN's Letter of Support of Joining Forces
- AAN's Position Statement on Traumatic Brain Injury
- Traumatic Brain Injury symptoms, treatment options, causes, prognosis and research support organizations
- Resources from Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
- Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Update Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology®, Traumatic Brain Injury Issue, December 2010.
- Rehabilitation in the Patient with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology, Traumatic Brain Injury Issue, December 2010.
- To purchase the December 2010 Traumatic Brain Injury issue of Continuum, contact Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins at 1-800-361-0633 or order online.
- Resources from other AAN Publications
- New National Treatment Center for Soldiers with TBI and PTSD Opens Neurology Today®
- TBI Associated With Major Depression: Screening for Depression Urged Neurology Today
- Saving Sergeant Radke Neurology Now®
- Press Releases
- Study: New Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury Shows Promise in Animals (February 19, 2012)
- Soldiers with Brain Injuries at Higher Risk of Epilepsy Decades Later (July 19, 2010)
- Study: Brain Injuries Tied to Trouble Sleeping (May 24, 2010)
- For Iraq Veterans, Headaches Continue After Traumatic Brain Injury (February 23, 2009)
About Joining Forces
Launched by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, Joining Forces calls attention to veterans' critical health issues and expands access to resources.