In this episode of the TBI Therapist podcast, Jen Blanchette talks with Melanie about the mental health effects of her concussion. Open to listen right away!
Post-concussion syndrome depression
Post-concussion syndrome depression is something that a lot of us never heard about. We may have not even realized it was a thing until we started experiencing depression symptoms like intense sadness and having a negative outlook on the future. Well, post-concussion depression is a thing! And this page will help you understand and heal it – because you can!
Read this complete guide to post-concussion syndrome depression to find out: what it is, why concussions can cause depression, what my post-concussion depression story is, and what you can do to heal yourself (because you can!).
The most-asked question about alcohol and post-concussion syndrome is: can I drink a little or should I avoid it? Read this blog to find the answer (and why!).
Nick Mercer asks Melanie to share her concussion story and about what she learned during recovery. She explains what she wishes she had done earlier.
Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to form and reorganize new connections. Listen to Prof. Sitskoorn to understand how this also works after injury.
Bella Paige interviews Melanie about the effects her concussion had on her life. Melanie shares how she turned everything around and started recovering.
In this second part of 2 Concussion Stories episodes with Professor Lindsay Wilson, Melanie and Lindsay talk about mental health and coping with a concussion.
Listen to professor Lindsay Wilson, a neuropsychologist who is able to emphatically explain the cascade of long-term concussion effects many of us experience.
Listen to Bella Paige share her concussion story with Melanie. From bouncing back from depression to going back to loving life, sports and university.
Wendy Smeets shares about the invisibility of TBI and its impact on relationships, the limiting effects doctors’ words can have and Wendy’s road to recovery.
It’s normal to suffer from depression while recovering from post-concussion syndrome. Here’s to an open and honest conversation. You are not alone.
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