Headway Hertfordshire - supporting people affected by brain injury

FAQs

Headway Hertfordshire are currently constructing a list of questions to try and answer your queries quickly and effectively.  If you have a question that you need answering or think may benefit others, please let us know and we hope to have them all answered and on the site soon.

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Since my brain injury, I often feel angry and find it hard to control. What can I do?

Emotions

Anger is a common problem following a brain injury. It can lead to unpredictable, aggressive behaviour and can be difficult for the whole family to manage. It may be helpful for you to read the Headway factsheet – managing anger after brain injury – tips for brain injury survivors but if you would like to speak to someone about anger management please contact us and one of our team will be happy to discuss this with you.

When I wake up in the morning I can’t even remember what I had planned for the day. What can I do to improve my memory?

Memory

Memory impairment if very common after brain injury but there are many ways in which you can adapt and cope with memory problems. It may be helpful for you to read the Headway factsheet – Coping with memory problems: practical strategies but if you would like to speak to someone about your memory problems please contact us and one of our team will be happy to discuss this with you.