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Mission Statement

To coordinate services and help improve the quality of life for adult survivors of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to promote awareness in the Orange County community of TBI issues.CSUF GroupSt. Jude TBI Support Group 2017

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Our Purpose

The purpose of the St. Jude Brain Injury Network is to demonstrate the effectiveness of a coordinated service approach assisting persons with a traumatic brain injury to attain access into gainful employment, appropriate community reintegration programs, accessible housing, and research-related education.14054054_718908364932638_1043059911167564260_n

What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is an injury to the head arising from a blunt or penetrating trauma or from acceleration-deceleration forces. This is associated with any of the following signs:

    • Deficits in Attention & Short-term memory

    • Decreased Level of Consciousness

    • Slowed Thinking

    • Skull Fracture

    • Difficulties in frustration tolerance

    • Amnesia

    • Problems with┬átime management and decision making

    • Neuropsychologic Abnormalities16729080_766126370210837_3322744523420638115_n

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