Substance abuse has special risks for persons with traumatic brain injury. The dangers of alcohol and drug use for adolescents and adults after brain injury are explained. This tip card summarizes common signs of substance abuse, identifies the reasons for misuse, and gives methods for families and parents to respond and reduce risks.
It includes guidelines for families and caregivers on how to initiate conversations about drug and alcohol use and how to identify a problem. Strategies for families are listed describing what to do if substance abuse is suspected. A true/false quiz illustrates common myths about alcohol and drug use.
|Year||Third edition, 2011|