About Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain InjuryTraumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is caused by a physical external force to the head or skull resulting in a disruption of mental, cognitive, behavioral, or physical functions.

A brain injury can cause changes in:

  • Thinking and memory,

  • Tasting, smelling, touching, and feeling,

  • Speech and understanding of language,

  • Personality, behavior, emotions,

  • Control of your body.


To find out more, visit the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona, or call 602-508-8024 or 1-888-500-9165 (toll-free).

For additional information, visit the Traumatic Brain Injury Page at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention