Veterans Health Administration - Polytrauma/TBI System of Care: Concussion Coach Mobile App

United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services


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General Information
Description of ServiceConcussion Coach is a mobile phone application for Veterans, Servicemembers, and others who have experienced a mild to moderate concussion. It provides portable tools to assess symptoms and to facilitate use of coping strategies.

The Concussion Coach app is designed to educate users about concussions, related symptoms, treatments and to enable users to recognize and assess symptoms. The app identifies resources for managing symptoms and planning tools to build resilience. It also provides access to crisis resources, including personal support contacts and ways in which the user can obtain professional health care.
Geographical AreaUnited States - includes all Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureAvailable at the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Helpful TipsThe application is a useful tool, and is not intended to replace professional diagnosis, medical treatment or rehabilitation therapies for those who need them.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 810 Vermont Avenue NW
Physical Site City, State, Zip Washington, DC 20420
Main Phone 202-273-5781
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Web Address www.polytrauma.va.gov/ConcussionCoach.asp
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Affiliated Program: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services
This Service: Veterans Health Administration - Polytrauma/TBI System of Care: Concussion Coach Mobile App
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Acquired Brain Injuries (YF-3000.1300-050)
Active Military (YN-0500)
Mobile Devices (BM-5050)
Veterans (YN-9000)