Join the #MoreThanMyBrainInjury Campaign this March The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) leads the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month in March each year. The theme for the 2021 to 2023 campaign is More Than My Brain Injury.
FACTS & STATISTICS
Every 9 seconds…
someone in the United States sustains a brain injury.
more than 3.6 million
people sustain an ABI each year.
At least 2.8 Million
people sustain a TBI each year.
Typical Causes of ABI Include:
Substance Abuse / Overdose
An Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
is any injury to the brain that is not hereditary, congenital, degenerative, or induced by birth trauma.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
is a type of ABI. A TBI is caused by trauma to the brain from an external force.
The number of people who sustain TBIs and do not seek treatment is Unknown