Traumatic Brain Injury

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What is Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, happens when an external blunt force injures the brain. This happens to about 1.7 million Americans each year. 53,000 deaths, 235,000 trips to the hospital, and 1.1 million trips to the ER each year are because of TBI. (Source: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention)


  • Supported Living Services - Services that focus on training, support, and supervision so that a person may live in the most unrestrictive setting of their choice in the community.

  • Community Reintegration Services - Services that focus on the goal of living in the community and being a part of it.

  • Vocational Supportive Services - Services that provide preemployment and educational services to people that are not served or underserved by vocational rehabilitation services.

  • Information and Referral or I&R - Information and referral is the art, science and practice of bringing people and services together. If individuals or families don't know where to turn, or need more information, I&R can help connect them with the information, tools, and resources they need.

  • Public and Professional Education - Training activities are instructional events designed to increase participants' knowledge and skills regarding TBI.



Traumatic Brain Injury Program Links

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DOR Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Phone: 916-558-5780
Phone: (916) 558-5778 (TTY)