A consistent, non-judgemental, loving message from family and doctors is the best way to help a loved one with TBI who may not realize the extent of his issues with substance abuse.
This is an excerpt from BrainLine's webcast Substance Abuse and TBI. See full webcast here.
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.