Traumatic Brain Injury
To track the incidence of traumatic brain injury in Rhode Island and to assure traumatic brain injury survivors receive appropriate information about community-based services and supports. The Program uses data to inform policy discussions and prevention intervention in early childhood safety, athletics, violence, elderly falls and general injury prevention.
What We Do
We use surveillance data to track the prevalence of Traumatic Brain Injury in Rhode Island, identify survivors of traumatic brain injury and connect these survivors, their families and caregivers with appropriate community-based services and supports. The program uses the data collected through the Rhode Island Traumatic Brain Injury Registry to drive prevention and statewide policy.