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:
- Low energy or tire easily
- Neck pain
- 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
Visit U of T Scarborough's website to learn more about seeking medical attention, academic accommodations and support services available. Supported by AccessAbility Services, Athletics & Recreation and the Health & Wellness Centre.