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Chrissie Cole

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Each year approximately 300,000 people suffer from some type of head or brain injury. In many cases, they require months, sometimes years of intense therapy.The state of Illinois is helping veterans who suffer with brain injuries. The program is called the Illinois Warrior Assistance Program.Nearly ten to twenty percent of redeploying military personnel display symptoms of mild traumatic brain…