Substance Use and TBI: A SynapShot from OVC
See also Substance Use Materials from OVC
- The Problem of Substance Use and TBI
- Who is at risk for developing a substance abuse problem after TBI?
- How many people who have traumatic brain injuries are intoxicated at the time of injury?
- How common is a history of substance abuse before the injury?
- How common is TBI among persons receiving substance abuse treatment?
- The Effects of Substance Use and TBI
- How does substance abuse affect a person who has had a traumatic brain injury?
- How is the brain affected?
- How much alcohol or other drugs is it safe to consume after brain injury?
- Treatment for Substance Use with TBI
- Are there treatment approaches that have been proven effective for people with traumatic brain injury?
- How can existing substance abuse services be adapted for people with traumatic brain injury?