This educational resource provides families that are navigating addiction and treatment of substance use disorders with information regarding treatment options, communication strategies, and self-care tips. The Guide also provides a clear description of what addiction is, types of substance use disorders, addiction as a chronic disease, how addiction might affect a family, and a list of signs and symptoms of substance use disorder.
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A guide for families navigating addiction and treatment of substance use disorders from the Addiction Policy Forum