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.

Consumo de alcohol tras una lesión cerebral traumática

Esta hoja informativa describe los efectos negativos que pueden ocurrir debidos al consumo de alcohol después de una LCT. Consulte las páginas 3 y 4 para obtener sugerencias sobre cómo disminuir el consumo o dejar de beber. …

Five Things You Should Know About Substance Use after Brain Injury

More than half of those requiring inpatient rehabilitation for brain injury may have had prior problems with alcohol and other drug use. Individuals with these problems before the injury are at risk for even greater problems if they continue to drink or use drugs after the …