It's a major cause of death and disability world wide. And, the result for victims are usually catastrophic and unpredictable. On this episode of True Life, you'll meet three young men trying desperately to recover after their lives were shattered by traumatic injuries to their brains.
Since a terrible motorcycle accident two years ago, Adam can no longer retain information for more than a brief moment,. And, he sometimes thinks the entire world around him is an illusion. Adam's family is committed to his recovery, but is there anything that can be done to make his brain better again?
Donnie's functionality continues to improve even three years after a car accident that nearly killed him. But, his short-term problem may derail his ability to regain independence. Will the return to college be a monumental step for Donnie, or just another impossible dream?
Eight months after being severely harmed in a car accident, Neil can not recognize faces and appears flat and robotic. Can he overcome his impaired social skills in order to reconnect with his friends?
Their progress is achingly slow, but they are also not about to give up. How much can these young men achieve? Find out next on True Life | I Have a Traumatic Brain Injury.
Audrey Schremmer is the Executive Director of Three Rivers Inc. She considers it a blessing to be surrounded by great team members, her peers around the state and country and of course her four legged friends that come with her to work everyday.
Audrey Schremmer-Philip, Executive Director