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MINDSOURCE Brain Injury Network releases state plan

Plan will strengthen services, supports for Coloradans with various brain injuries

 

Last updated 8/19/2020 at 1:01pm

Chart courtesy of Colorado Department of Human Services and Mindsource

According to a new state plan concerning Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, the condition is more common than most people realiz. Although TBI from military-related injuries such as IEDs is well known, it can result from a wide variety of circumstances and events.

The Colorado Department of Human Services' MINDSOURCE Brain Injury Network, in partnership with the Colorado Brain Injury Advisory Board, has released its Brain Injury State Plan, which resulted from 18 months of planning by a 20-member board.  The plan will result in the creation of a strengthened system of services and supports that maximizes the independence, well-being and health of Coloradans with brain injuries.

"Brain injuries are more common than we may think, impacting over 500,000 Coloradans," said CDHS Executive Director Michelle Barnes. "With this work, Colorado will be a le...



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