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Focus on Family Recovery: An Interview with Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse, MA

Feature Articles

2017/Jan-Feb

efi_15032386018Before the 1980s, family members interacting with addiction professionals were more likely to be viewed as contributors to addiction or hostile interlopers in the treatment process than people in need of recovery support services. That began to change when a vanguard of advocates challenged such attitudes and focused attention on the effects of addiction on families and the family recovery process....
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