Do you think you might have a concussion?

If you have hit your head or experienced a strong jolt to your body that might have shaken your head and you are experiencing any of the symptoms below, you should seek medical attention:

  • Headache
  • Low energy or tire easily
  • Fatigue
  • Neck pain
  • Dizziness
  • Balance difficulties
  • Feeling dazed/confused
  • Feeling slow/groggy
  • Light/noise sensitivity
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Difficulty remembering
  • Changes in mood, i.e. feeling irritable, overwhelmed, depressed

 

Don’t ignore these symptoms. You should seek medical care.

After a concussion, you need to take time for both physical and cognitive rest. There is help on campus to assist you with your physical recovery and support you dealing with academic issues while you recover.

Tri-campus concussion support

David L. MacIntosh Sports Medicine Clinic | 416-978-4678

If your concussion was caused by a sports injury, they can help you with assessment, medical management and treatment of your sports-related concussion.

UTSG concussion support

Health & Wellness Centre | 416-978-8030

Contact us to make an appointment for diagnosis, treatment suggestions and medical documentation.

Accessibility Services | 416-978-8060

UTM concussion support

UTM Health & Counselling Centre | 905-828-5255

For diagnosis, treatment suggestions, counselling and provide medical documentation.

UTM Accessibility Services | 905-569-4699

For help with the strategies and accommodations you may need for your academic studies due to difficulties caused by your concussion.

UTSC concussion support

Health Services

For diagnosis, treatment suggestions, counselling and provide medical documentation.

UTSC AccessAbility Services | 416-287-7560

For help with the strategies and accommodations you may need for your academic studies due to difficulties caused by your concussion.

Academic Advising & Career Centre

To advise you regarding your academics and course related demands while you are recovering from your concussion.