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Welcome to Texas Brain Injury Alliance

support Texas Brain Injury AllianceTexas Brain Injury Alliance (TexasBIA) provides help, hope and a voice for Texans who have sustained a brain injury.

TexasBIA is the only Texas statewide non-profit organization wholly committed to helping brain injury survivors prevail. It is one of 20 state Brain Injury Alliances chartered by the United States Brain Injury Alliance and dedicated to improving lives for individuals who live with brain injury, their families, and the professionals who serve them through awareness, prevention, advocacy, support, research, education and community engagement.

Brain injury is not an event—it marks the start of a neurological disease that most often lasts a lifetime. Individuals who sustain a brain injury must have quick access to expert trauma care, followed by specialized rehabilitation and lifelong disease management to live healthy, independent and satisfying lives.

Call our FREE Brain Injury Help Line at 1-800-392-0040
Email us at info@texasbia.org

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Latest News

U.S. House Committee Advances Bipartisan TBI Reauthorization Bill

The U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted December 11 to advance the “Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2013.”

Originally passed in 1996 and reauthorized in 2000 and 2008, the TBI Act represents a foundation of coordinated and balanced public policy in prevention, education, research and community living for people with traumatic brain injury.  The TBI Act specifically allocated federal funds for programs supporting individuals with brain injury to federal agencies including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the National Institute for Health (NIH) and the Health Resources Administration (HRSA).

The TBI Act, authored by Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), reauthorizes programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to track and reduce the incidence of  TBI and to provide support programs for TBI patients and their families.

The committee approved  H.R. 1098,  authored by Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), by voice vote.