Addiction as Family Affliction
Article from Psychology Today by Dan Mager, MSW
According to Dan Mager MSW, "Active addiction destabilizes the home environment, disrupts family life and muddling relationships, and often compromises finances, as well as mental, emotional, and physical health. Without assistance and unless family members and significant others learn and practice how to do things differently, these effects can be chronic and long-term."
This article explains how one person's addiction can affect their entire family.