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!
Post-concussion syndrome depression: the survivor's guide (2022)
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!).
Alcohol and post-concussion syndrome: to drink or not to drink?
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!).
What (not) to do for a concussion? (Concussion Talk Interview)
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 and brain injury: with Professor Sitskoorn
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.
The effects of my concussion (Post-Concussion Podcast interview)
Bella Paige interviews Melanie about the effects her concussion had on her life. Melanie shares how she turned everything around and started recovering.
Concussions and mental health: Professor Lindsay Wilson (Concussion Stories, part 2)
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.
The long-term effects of a concussion: Professor Lindsay Wilson (Concussion Stories, part 1)
Listen to professor Lindsay Wilson, a neuropsychologist who is able to emphatically explain the cascade of long-term concussion effects many of us experience.
Post-concussion depression and resilience: Bella Paige (Concussion Stories podcast)
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 on TBI, PTSD, forgiveness and finding happiness again (Concussion Stories)
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.
Concussion and depression: you are not alone
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.
The post-traumatic effect of a concussion (with Professor Joseph)
During my post-concussion recovery, doctors told me I had to learn to live with my concussion symptoms. I believed them at first. And then I found this book.
Speed up your recovery right now
In this free guide, you’ll learn 3 actionable steps to take and accelerate your post-concussion recovery right here, right now.