Surviving Brain Injury
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 645
- Sep 8, 2020 6:00 pm
- 52:48 mins
TBI: Who Are You Now? Guest: Ben Platts-Mills, project manager, “Who Are You Now?” at Headway East London, and author, “Tell Me the Planets: Stories of Brain Injury and What It Means to Survive” Waking up from a coma or leaving a hospital is only the first step in surviving a traumatic brain injury. Ben Platts-Mills helps people regain, or in some cases, reinvent their identities. Some people suffering from traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) will never be the person they were before. And that's okay. Brain Damage and Criminal Behavior Guest: Kim Gorgens, Professor, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of Denver Traumatic brain injuries are much more common in prison populations than in the population at large. What does this teach us about rehabilitation and recividivism?