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Help, Hope, and Healing

Brain injury is not an event or an outcome. It is the start of a misdiagnosed, misunderstood, under-funded neurological disease.
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Brain injury survivors and their caregivers face multiple physical, emotional, and financial challenges.
6,000
Traumatic brain injury-related hospitalizations or deaths are reported annually in Tennessee.
20,000
Tennesseans receive treatment for traumatic brain injury every year.
$
600,000
-
$
1,875,000
The estimated lifetime costs of caring for a survivor of a severe traumatic brain injury.

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Key Initiatives

We are resolute in our vision that all persons with brain injury thrive within their communities.
1

Prevention

Statewide brain injury prevention education to decrease traumatic incidents
2

Peer Mentoring

Align brain injury survivors and caregivers for shared experiences
3

Education

Statewide brain injury education to further understanding of brain injury and how to live a new normal
4

Advocacy

Public awareness of statewide resources and initiatives

Service Coordinators

West Region

Memphis

Carolyn Chambers

Regional One Health
Traumatic Brain Injury Services,
Memphis, TN
(901) 545-8487
Fax: (901) 515-9006
cchambers@regionalonehealth.org
Fayette, Haywood, Lauderdale, Shelby, Tipton

Jackson

Jimmie Lee Morris

West Tennessee Rehabilitation Center
1804 US Highway 45 Bypass
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 541-4941
Fax: (731) 541-4669
jimmie.morris@wth.org
Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Henderson, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, Lake, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Perry, Stewart, Weakley

Middle Region

Nashville

Angela Pearson

Brain Injury Association of Tennessee
2245 Rosa L. Parks Blvd
PO Box 280364
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 955-0673
apearson.biat@gmail.com
Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Montgomery, Robertson,  Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, Wilson

Murfreesboro

Holland Camara

Disability Rights Tennessee
2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217
(629) 702-7729
hollandc@disabilityrightstn.org
Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury, Moore, Rutherford, Wayne

Central Region

Upper Cumberland

Rick Hall

Disability Rights Tennessee
118 South Dixie, Suite 8
Cookeville, TN 38501
(629) 702-7727
rickh@disabilityrightstn.org
Cannon, Clay, Cumberland, Dekalb, Fentress, Jackson, Macon, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Roane, Smith, Van Buren, Warren, White

Chattanooga

Lisa Morgan

Chattanooga Area Brain Injury Association
6319 East Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 602-7246
Chattanoogabraininjury@gmail.com
Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea, Sequatchie

East Region

Knoxville

Patty Cruze

Patricia Neal Rehab at Fort Sanders
1901 Clinch Ave. 5th Floor East
Knoxville, TN 37916
(865) 331-1499
PCruze@CovHlth.com
Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Sevier, Scott, Union

Johnson City

Fredda Roberts

Crumley House
300 Urbana Rd
Limestone, TN 37681
(423) 257-3644
Fredda@crumleyhouse.com
Carter, Claiborne, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, Washington

The Brain Injury Association of Tennessee is committed to improving the quality of life of individuals, families, caregivers, and healthcare professionals impacted by brain injury by providing critical information, education, support, prevention, and advocacy through community-based, state, and national resources.