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Effect #5: More Powerful Effect

Cartoon "Mr. Brewsky" sneaks up with a bat behind cartoon brain, saying, "Shhhhh

The brain is more sensitive to alcohol and other drugs after an injury. There are not as many neurons to absorb the alcohol or other drugs. No matter how much alcohol or other drugs a person was able to use before, it's less now.

Also, alcohol interferes with prescribed medications. You get drunk faster and lose the good effect of the medicine.


This website has been funded with financial assistance from Grant #H133A120086 awarded by the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) to the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation for the current funding period of 10/01/2012 - 09/30/2017.