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How Substance Abuse and Drug Addiction Affect Families

It is easy and tempting to think of addiction and drug abuse as individual problems that only affect the person using drugs. The reality is far more complex and wide-reaching. Drugs affect a family in numerous ways. The impact of substance abuse tends to ripple throughout a family unit. Drugs affect family members profoundly, often…