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Survivor Stories

Leslie Taylor, Former Long-Haul Truck Driver

I was a long-haul truck driver. On October 14, 2013, my life changed. According to the truckers at the site, the dive I took from the cab of my semi was impressive, and I really nailed the landing! I fell from a standing position and landed on the upper left side of my face and head with an impact equal to a 9-foot fall. I was diagnosed with a closed head concussion, a traumatic brain injury.  Read more of Leslie's Story.

News & Notes

Flash back to three years ago when my doctors realized I didn’t just sustain a concussion, but a TBI. 

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often portrayed in films as the mental illness plaguing soldiers who have witnessed unspeakable things in combat. And while this demographic is affected – so are many other people, too.