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5 Hawaii Community Resources for Sports-Related Brain Injury

Community resources and advocacy groups like these help us make the world a safer place for our athletes.

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State of Hawaii Neurotrauma Supports
http://health.hawaii.gov/nt/

The State’s Neurotrauma Supports department develops, implements, and monitors a comprehensive system of statewide supports to address the needs of people with neurotrauma injury and their families.


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Brain Injury Association Hawaii
http://www.biausa.org/hawaii/

Brain Injury Association of Hawaii is a non-profit 501(C)3 agency dedicated to serving those affected by brain injury through advocacy, education, prevention, and support.


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Hawaii Concussion Awareness Management Program
http://hawaiiconcussion.com

Hawaii Concussion Awareness and Management Program (HCAMP) is an organization intended to provide Hawaii’s physically active community and medical community with evidence based research education, support and resources to manage concussions.

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Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience
http://www.hawaiineuroscience.com

Hawaii’s first fully integrated multidisciplinary neuroscience specialists working in a patient centered care model. Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience employs the latest and most advanced diagnostic capabilities to solve and diagnose complex neurological conditions. HPN also leads the state in bringing neuroscience clinical trials to the islands so Hawaii patients do not have to travel to the mainland to seek advance treatments.


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League of Denial
http://tinyurl.com/leagueofdenial

OK, so this one isn’t local, but it’s too good not to share: It’s a portal to information Frontline’s ongoing investigation into CTE after the feature documentary and non-fiction book by Steve and Mark Fainaru. The League of Denial details the history of the NFL brain injury fraud and the scientists on either side of the story.