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Alcohol Awareness Month 2015

The Coast Guard is partnering with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence or NCADD in April to support Alcohol Awareness Month.

National Brain Injury Awareness Month

In recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month, the Department of Defense and the Coast Guard are taking steps to increase awareness about TBIs, including prevention, diagnosis and treatment, while reducing the stigma for persons who seek care.

National Brain Injury Awareness Month

TBI awareness month

March is designated National Brain Injury Awareness Month. According to the Brain Injury Association of America and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1.7 million people in the United States sustain a traumatic brain injury every year, with traumatic brain injury being a contributing factor to a third – or 30.5 percent – of all injury-related deaths in the United States.