Defense Centers of Excellence: For Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
Established in 2007, the centers’ vision is to become “a trusted source and advocate for psychological health and traumatic brain injury” for the Department of Defense. Information is provided for Warriors, Families, News Media, and Health Professionals. Warrior resources include suicide prevention, traumatic brain injury, pre- and post-deployment, locating health care, guard and reserve information, and the Real Warriors Campaign. Family links include adjusting to change, taking care of yourself, supporting your service member, and helping children cope. Media resources include press releases, information sheets, and DCoE/DoD sports collaborations. The Health Professionals section includes TBI information, psychological health resources, treatment options, and tips for civilian health care professionals. Telephone (24/7), e-mail, and live chat assistance is available for those in crisis.