The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Publications and Products


Adams, Rachel Sayko, Corrigan, John D., Dams-O'Connor , Kristen. (2019). "Opioid Use among Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury:A Perfect Storm?Journal of Neurotrauma, 36, 1-6. PMID:31333067 

Corrigan, John D., and Adams, Rachel Sayko. (2019). "The Intersection between Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Opioid Use Disorder." Addictive Behaviors, 90, 143-145.

Issue Briefs

Opioid Use Disorder and People with Disabilities - Fact Sheet – Medication Treatment 

Medication treatment for opioid use disorders works, is safe, and has minimal side effects, for people with and without disabilities.

Peer Support for People with Substance Use Disorder

Many key ingredients of peer support in the disability world are the same as those in peer support for substance use, suggesting that individuals with both disabilities and opioid use disorder would benefit.

The Intersection between Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Opioid Use: Recommendations for Substance Use Treatment Providers

History of traumatic brain injury is common among clients being treated for opioid use disorder, and standard treatment approaches can be challenging.  Adaptations for people with TBI increase the likelihood of successful recovery from opioid use disorder.

Other Information

Accommodating the Symptoms of TBI