To Improve Substance Use Disorder Prevention, Treatment and Recovery: Engage the Family

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This article from the Journal of Addiction Medicine addresses the role of family members in prevention, treatment, and recovery from SUD. Researchers state that family members play a central yet underutilized role in the lives of many individuals with SUDs and can have a significant impact on treatment outcomes. Evidence has shown that adopting a family-centric model can improve health outcomes for all family members and reduce adolescent substance use, in addition to improving the outcomes of the family member receiving SUD treatment.,.2.aspx

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