Students are expected to post their responses to peers by Sunday. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
Substance-abuse problems not only affect the user but also his or her family and relationships. Write a report that addresses the effects of substance abuse on the family and relationships of the user, covering the following issues.
- Discuss the impact that substance abuse can have on the dynamics and functioning of a family.
- What is codependence, and how might it relate to the family or relationship dynamics affected by substance abuse?
- Is there an association between substance abuse and family violence?
- Explain the ways that family issues may need to be addressed in providing substance-abuse treatment