Acquired brain injury (ABI)
An acquired brain injury (ABI) is the result of damage to your brain that may occur at any time during your life. Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment here.
Information about brain injuries from leading Australian health organisations, including links to acquired brain injury and concussion.
Sports concussion linked to long-term brain injury
Concussion in sports such as rugby is linked to long-term brain injury, a LaTrobe University study found. Learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of concussion.
Wernicke encephalopathy is a type of brain injury, mostly occurring in people who drink a lot of alcohol. If not treated quickly, it can lead to permanent brain damage. Learn more here.
In a coma, a person is alive but totally unresponsive to the world around them. Someone in a coma will need intensive care in hospital. Find out more here.