CLF HelpLine

We're here for YOU.


At the CLF HelpLine, we provide personalized support to those struggling with the outcomes of brain injury, as well as their families. If you or a loved one have suffered a recent concussion, are struggling with lingering symptoms, or are concerned about CTE, we want to hear from you. Fill out the form below and a dedicated member of the Concussion Legacy Foundation team will be in touch as soon as possible. Please answer as many questions as you’re able so we can offer the best available resources.

If you are in crisis and need someone to speak with, please call the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline by dialing 988 or 1-800-273-8255. If you are looking for accessibility assistance to complete a CLF HelpLine request, please email To view our HelpLine disclaimers and policies, and FAQ please scroll down.


CLF HelpLine

Contact Information
Please fill out your information. You will be the main point of contact for this HelpLine request. 
If different than patient - please provide patient zip code in "other relevant info" box
Use abbreviated state name (Ex. New York = NY)

Phone appointments are available in the US and Canada. Please follow the instructions in your confirmation message on the next page.

Patient Information
This section asks about the patient and their history of brain trauma exposure. Complete this section to the best of your ability regarding your knowledge of the patient's brain injury history. 
Child, Spouse, Friend, etc.

We ask for age because some medical providers have min/max requirements

If your service ENDED before 9/11/2001, select "Pre 9/11"

DISCLAIMER: This is not a crisis helpline, however we can direct you to crisis-related resources

i.e. history of injury to the brain

Referral Information
This could be where you attended, graduated, work, or have another connection. We ask this because some alumni networks offer support and resources.


The CLF HelpLine is a resource to help you find the medical resources that you or a loved one need. It does not provide medical advice and is not a substitute for medical treatment.

The CLF HelpLine is not an emergency services resource. If you or a loved one is experiencing a medical emergency, you should contact 911.

The CLF HelpLine is only monitored during regular business hours, and our response time will vary depending on the number of responses we receive.

Your HelpLine request may be shared with medical professionals or members of the CLF community in the course of fulfilling your request.

At this time, the CLF HelpLine only services the United States and Canada. If you are outside the US and Canada, please refer to our website resources.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the CLF HelpLine?

The CLF HelpLine is an online service designed to support those living with the symptoms of a concussion, post-concussion syndrome, or suspected CTE. We offer medical provider recommendations, online resources, and peer-support opportunities to patients and caregivers. 

Can you diagnose my concussion or brain injury?

No. The CLF HelpLine is not a medical service and should not be used as a substitute for medical advice.  

Does it cost anything for me to use the CLF HelpLine?

No! The HelpLine is a service the Concussion Legacy can provide for free, thanks to the donations of our supporters. If you would like to make a donations to help keep the HelpLine running, click here

Can you help pay for my or my loved one’s treatment?

No. The CLF HelpLine does not provide or offer financial assistance of any kind. 

Are you a crisis HelpLine?

No, we are not a crisis line. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need someone to talk to, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

What hours does the CLF HelpLine run?

Monday to Friday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. ET excluding all major holidays. All requests will be returned within three business days. Those made after hours will not be seen until the following business day. 

How will I know someone received my request?

After you hit submit, you will receive an email letting you know we have received your request and it will be processed within three business days. 

How will you contact me?

That is up to you. You can choose whether you’d like to be contacted by emailtext, or a scheduled phone call

Why is the information on the form important?

The information you provide helps us better understand what you or your loved one are going through and how we can be of assistance. It allows our staff to find the specialists and resources best suited to meet your or your loved one's needs. 

What do you do with the information?

Your information may be shared with a CLF staff member or medical professional if it is necessary for your case. Your information will not be shared with any third-party organizations without your consent except in cases where there is imminent risk of harm to self or someone else, or where otherwise required by law. 

What is the CLF Mentorship Program?

The CLF Mentorship Program is an opportunity to connect with someone who understands the unique challenges of being a patient or caregiver for someone with PCS or suspected CTE.

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