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Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury is six times more prevalent than multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDS, spinal cord injury, and breast cancer combined, with more than 1,700,000 emergency department visits in the U.S. each year.

Services available at the Mercy Outpatient Rehabilitation Center

Case Coordination: Includes meeting with our client services liaison to discuss your case and available services at Mercy, referrals for services available in the community, and communication between rehab therapists for coordination of care and a team approach to addressing each participant’s goals.

Support Groups

  • Bridges Group: Meets weekly on Mondays for 2 hours, and includes education, recreational activities, and community outings.
  • Over 45 Group: Meets every on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. Activities include group discussion, supportive counseling, and occasional community outings. 

Individualized Counseling and TBI education: Available for survivors and families. Short term counseling can address issues of adjustment to disability, changes in family dynamics, and general psychological coping.

Vocational evaluation: Includes a review of medical records and brief neuropsychological screening of cognitive abilities and provides feedback on work readiness and applicable skills. Available to clients that are also working with their local Department of Rehabilitation.

TBI Education Talks: Available for community groups and professionals. Previous topics have included TBI general information, community resources in Sacramento, TBI and vocational services, and concussion management and mild TBI. Let us know what you are interested in learning.

Outpatient rehabilitation therapies*: Include physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy to maximize each person’s level of independence and return to meaningful activity.

Neuropsychology evaluation*: Provides a comprehensive cognitive and psychosocial assessment and feedback. Learn More

Program Eligibility

Participants must be 18 years of age or older, have a history of traumatic brain injury, and be medically and psychologically stable.

The Home and Community Reintegration Program is funded by a grant from the California Department of Rehabilitation.

*Additional services listed may be available through a participant’s medical insurance.

Learn more about concussion resources available to you. 

For more information please call (916) 453-7926 or email [email protected].

Traumatic Brain Injury