My brother was in a car crash about eight months ago and had a brain injury. He was driving drunk and had a history of alcohol and drug abuse. The problem now is he’s in a lot of pain and I don’t know whether it’s my place to tell his doctor that he has a drug problem. What should I do?
Dr. John Corrigan is a professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Ohio State University, and director of the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation. He is the project director for the Ohio Regional Traumatic Brain Injury Model System.