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The Effects Of Substance Abuse On An Extended Family

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live fulfilling lives without substance when they modify behavior, and the treatment provides clients with a roadmap. Substance abuse effects the entire family including extended family, and I understand now that my grandfather was ill and no one knew how to help him. Through this class, I reexamined my personal views on addiction, and now truly understand the pain and feelings of hopelessness that are experienced in this population and my own family system. As a psychotherapist, I can work with this population and provide them with structured therapy, create a therapeutic alliance, and explore their belief system in a nonjudgmental fashion.
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