March is Brain Injury Awareness Month
Join Hennepin Healthcare's TBI Center as we recognize those whose lives are impacted by Traumatic Brain Injury, and celebrate our colleagues who provide care for our patients with TBI every day.
2023 Brain Injury Awareness Month Events
Employee Bike Helmet Sale
Monday March 20 and Tuesday March 21 | 11am - 1:30pm | Red 2 Elevator Lobby
Join our Trauma Prevention Program to purchase bike helmets for the whole family. Helmets are $20 and a variety of sizes and designs are available. Proceeds benefit Hennepin Healthcare patients.
Brain Injury Awareness Day at the Minnesota State Capitol
Tuesday, March 28 | 10am
Join our TBI Center and co-hosts the MN Brain Injury Alliance for Brain Injury Awareness Day at the MN State Capitol . Patients, family, friends, and colleagues are invited to come to the state capitol in person or join for a virtual presentation. Learn about legislative issues pertinent to those living with a brain injury and hear from brain injury survivor advocates. Support will also be available if you want to connect with your representative, either in person or via a virtual meeting.
Brain Injury Prevention
Not all brain injuries can be prevented, but there are many steps you can take to reduce your risk of sustaining a brain injury and avoid a more severe injury if one does occur. Check out our brain injury prevention webpage to learn more about preventing falls, motor vehicle and motorcycle safety, bike & pedestrian safety, as well as tips and resources to safely practice and play sports.
Fall Prevention Videos
Did you know falls are the #1 cause of Traumatic Brain Injury? In fact, falls lead to nearly half of all TBI-related hospitalizations. Click the videos below to learn simple steps you can take to prevent falls; both at home and while you’re out and about.
Learn more about Traumatic Brain Injury.
Get information about our Traumatic Brain Injury Outpatient Program.
Make a donation to support our Traumatic Brain Injury Center. If you want your funds to help patients who sustain TBI and the staff who care for them, choose 'Other' under the designation drop down, then type 'TBI Center' in the box.
Connect with our partners at the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance. They are working hard every day to provide support and link people with resources across Minnesota.