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CCMH/561: Dependency and Addictions

Effects of Substance-Related Abuse and Addiction

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For families, the pain of living with a loved one's addiction can lead to shame, secrecy, and isolation. This program is an encouraging and empowering video that lets families know they're not alone—and that recovery is possible. Teens, parents, and grandparents share stories of despair and hope, helplessness and optimism.
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Addiction treatment programs for families can help them learn to cope. Martha attended these meetings when her first husband abused alcohol, and discovered that she, too, had a problem. She had depression and gastritis, and drank too much.

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