“Invisible Wounds of War” — Combat Stress & Traumatic Brain Injury

“Invisible Wounds of War” — Combat Stress & Traumatic Brain Injury

Combat stress (also called Post Traumatic Stress) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) are the signature “invisible wounds” of our nation’s conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. It has been estimated that one in three veterans are affected by these invisible wounds. In 2009, the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program was created to: