Substance Use Resources

Alcohol Use After Traumatic Brain Injury

Alcohol and traumatic brain injury (TBI) are closely related. This factsheet describes negative effects that may occur from alcohol use after a TBI.

Brain Injury & Opioids

The symptoms caused by a brain injury can increase the likelihood of abusing substances like opioids to temporarily relieve physical pain. Opioid addiction is on the rise, which is why it’s important to understand how it affects the brain injury community.