Operation Brainstorm

This Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, the National Headache Foundation and our partner organizations turn our attention toward the barriers to care that millions of Americans face trying to treat headache and migraine disorders. This problem is especially acute for U.S. service…

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Giving Tuesday Fundraiser to Benefit Active Duty Military and Veterans

For the third consecutive year, the National Headache Foundation (NHF) will be raising funds on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1, to provide migraine survival toolkits to veterans and active-duty military. Each migraine survival toolkit consists of a canvas bag containing an…

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How Post-Traumatic Headache Impacts Our Veterans

As we honor our veterans this November, it’s important to remember that the trauma of battlefield deployment often persists long after those in the military have returned home. While many service members sustain physical scars that they carry for the…

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Make a Difference on Giving Tuesday

This #GivingTuesday, we are raising money for the National Headache Foundation’s program to provide migraine survival toolkits to active members of the military and veterans. For every $20 donation, the National Headache Foundation will provide one migraine survival toolkit to…

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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans are Returning with Headache Disorders

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans are Returning with Headache Disorders

As military veterans return from multiple tours in the Middle East, many are coming home with more than they bargained for. Research has shown that headaches often occur in tandem with conditions that commonly affect war veterans, such as post-traumatic…

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Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide

Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide

The Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide site is very unconventional in that it is an online book focused specifically on TBI by Dr. Glen Johnson, a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Clinical Director of the Neuro-Recovery Head Injury Program in Traverse City,…

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Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)

The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) serves active duty military, their dependents and veterans with traumatic brain injury through state-of-the-art medical care, innovative clinical research initiatives and educational programs. Site is a collaboration of the Department of Defense,…

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Military.com

Military.com

Military.com was formed to help Americans in the military stay informed and connected and now has become the largest military and veteran membership organization – 10 million members. The site connects service members, military families and veterans to all of…

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Brain Injury Resource Center

Brain Injury Resource Center

Brain Injury Resource Center is the place to find links to information on brain injury. While it was designed primarily for traumatic brain injury it contains information relevant to many types of brain injuries. The site is designed to empower…

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families.  Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 1,100 local communities across the country. NAMI…

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The Brain Trauma Foundation

The Brain Trauma Foundation

The Brain Trauma Foundation was founded to improve the outcome of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) patients by developing best practice guidelines, conducting clinical research and educating medical personnel. Resources: Facts/statistics/FAQs Educational opportunities for all levels of healthcare professionals such as…

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National Center for PTSD

National Center for PTSD

The National Center for PTSD contains in-depth information on PTSD and traumatic stress for a general audience. They answer commonly asked questions about the effects of trauma, including basic information about PTSD and other common reactions. You can find out…

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