A qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

The Brain Health Education and Research Institute’s mission is to change the way we address protection from, and treatment of, all forms brain injury. From proactively taking care of our brain health on an ongoing basis, to post-injury treatment, to recovery, BHERI is committed to being at the forefront of research and education. Omega-3 fatty acids, especially docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), are critical to brain health and are one of the principal building blocks of the brain. BHERI supports Continuing research on Omega-3′s (ALA, DHA & EPA) and their impact on brain health. To learn more about our Mission, please visit our Mission page.

Recent Articles and News

Searching for Hard-Hitting Solutions to Traumatic Brain Injury

Earlier this season, former UT quarterback David Ash made the decision to quit after suffering a series of concussions so severe that team doctors told Ash that if he were their own son, they would not let him continue to play football. Ash had missed a large part of the previous season due to recurring…

Fish oils are supposed to boost our brainpower. But do the facts really stack up? 

Elliot is nine years old. A year ago, he was falling behind in his schoolwork, particularly reading – which he found a struggle. He had little interest in studying and would crash on the sofa to watch TV when he got home from school. But over the past year, a dramatic change has taken place…

Fish Oil Supplement Use Preserves Brain Volume and Cognitive Function, Study Shows

The goal of this study was to investigate whether Fish Oil Supplements influence the prevention of cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease. Many studies support the use of Omega-3 fish oil, as part of an approach to prevent health disorders. A recent study published in The Journal of The Alzheimer’s Association gives specific reference to the…

Mild traumatic brain injury can have lasting effects for families

Families of patients with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) may expect them to return to normal quickly—after all, it’s “just a concussion.” But mild TBI can have a lasting impact on families as well as patients, according to a review in the November issue of American Journal of Nursing. “With the increasing numbers of people…