Addiction Impacts the Whole Family – Part 1 (Episode 17)

In this two part series on addiction and the family, we are joined by Dr. Dennis Daley. For over 40 years, Dr. Daley has been involved in direct clinical care, and developing and managing treatment services for substance use and co-occurring disorders. He has more than 400 publications including books, recovery guides and workbooks, journal articles and educational videos on substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, recovery, relapse prevention and family issues, among others. In part one Dennis shares his story about growing up in a family dynamic riddled with addiction issues. We will talk about how addiction impacts the family, lack of family integration in treatment, things that happen in addicted families, and the positive impact of treatment and recovery in families.