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Legal & Financial Services

By Lauren Costello / October 21, 2019 /

Where to Start? After a brain injury there may be certain logistics that need to be taken for financial and legal matters. Every person and their needs are different. Depending on your situation, legal compensation or financial assistance may be available. Questions Services Are you looking for some assistance with money or your finances for…

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State & Federal TBI Services Overview

By Lauren Costello / October 21, 2019 /

The Department of Health & Human Services The Department of Health and Human Services is further broken down into divisions to provide targeted service efforts. The Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services (DMH/DD/SAS) is the state agency charged with determining policies and practices used by mental health, developmental disability, and substance…

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Community Services after Brain Injury

By Lauren Costello / October 21, 2019 /

Individuals living with brain injury may feel isolated or confused about what services might help them live their fullest life. Each have different eligibility or criteria for acceptance. Be sure to ask what finances they accept for services, transportation, and what the daily/weekly schedule looks like. Where to Start? Not sure where to start?  Some…

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Crisis Intervention after Brain Injury

By Lauren Costello / October 21, 2019 /

Differences after a brain injury may mean that a person may be more likely to experience a “crisis” situation. A crisis is really a subjective experience, varying from person to person, and often relating back to feeling unsafe or not in control. When the individual or others around them are not feeling safe or are…

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