New Domestic Violence Brain Injury Screening Initiative Featured in POLITICO Newsletter
“'When you think about concussions and traumatic brain injuries, you never think about domestic violence. Car accidents and football — and men — are the first things that come to mind,' VOA-GNY President and CEO Myung Lee told POLITICO, noting that millions of domestic violence survivors are likely living with undiagnosed brain injuries.
Beginning this week, domestic violence survivors entering VOA-GNY-run emergency safehouses and shelters will be asked about past injuries they’ve sustained and symptoms associated with traumatic brain injuries and concussions."
Read the full write-up from POLITICO's New York Health Care newsletter.