My Concussion Story
Alex Hornick

From a young age, I defined myself as a student athlete and I took great pride in being a soccer goalkeeper – the last line of defense.

My life as a student athlete came to a crashing halt in 2014 after two serious concussions in less than 12 months. Read My ConcussedTeen Story.

Your Story

I am creating this space so we can all share.  It could be a story, a picture, a little video.  It doesn't have to be specifically about a sports related concussion.  It could be experiences resulting from the injury or healing process.  

Concussions and depression: What you need to Know

A concussion is an injury that isn't always visible, but as the press reports point out, can cause serious damage. While news items focus on the cognitive aspect, attention should be paid to the emotional one as well. 

...read more
Back to School


As we head towards Labor Day, you’ve either already started back at school OR you’ve begun sports practice with a school start right around the corner. It’s time for a re-cap on what you need to know to both try to prevent a concussion and how to react should one happen.   It’s important knowledge to have, and we’re happy to provide the refresher!

...read more
Virtual Reality

As students start heading back to school, concussion prevention remains on the mind of many athletes, coaches and parents. A new, cutting edge technology is now being used in some schools to protect teens.

...read more
join the mailing list