MINDSOURCE is proud to announce the release of our quarterly newsletter. Readers will find meaningful content regarding grant opportunities, program updates, past and upcoming events and success stories.
MINDSOURCE – Brain Injury Network (MINDSOURCE) is the recipient of three major grant/funding opportunities aimed at enhancing Colorado’s infrastructure for individuals with brain injuries. June 2018 to May 2021 The Administration for Community Living (ACL), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), awarded Colorado its Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) State Partnership Program […]
The Denver Post recently highlighted work happening to identify individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in criminal justice systems and equip them with information, strategies, as well as case management supports. The partnership between MINDSOURCE — Brain Injury Network and the University of Denver has uncovered significant prevalence of TBI in this population. Click here […]
On Thursday, March 29, Dawn Comstock, PhD, and Dilaaway (Danny) Mistry, MD, MS, ATC, were confirmed to the Colorado TBI Trust Fund Board. Dr. Mistry is starting his second three-year term on the board. Dawn (left) is a Professor of Epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health who completed the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service […]
MINDSOURCE, in collaboration with partners at the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado (BIAC), are together instituting a change in case management from a one-size-fits-all model to a tailored, customizable approach that better equips clients to tackle the challenges associated with brain injury. The new case management program will better serve BIAC’s mission of facilitating the […]
In her role as the director of MINDSOURCE and the chair of the National Collaborative on Children’s Brain Injury, Judy Dettmer served as an external reviewer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Report to Congress on the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children. This report describes the public health burden of TBI […]
In order to increase ease of use, and coinciding with Brain Injury Awareness Month, MINDSOURCE has undergone a website redesign effort. MINDSOURCE strives to enhance the quality of life for everyone in Colorado living with, or affected by brain injury, and their communities. The evolution of the MINDSOURCE website serves to highlight our three primary […]
Every year there are approximately 950 deaths, 5,200 hospitalizations, and 27,000 emergency department visits related to traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the state of Colorado. TBI is caused by an external force—such as a blow to the head or involvement in a car accident and can co-occur with other behavioral health conditions such as substance […]