Select one culture/geographic area in which addiction is reportedly common.
Write a 1,250-1,500-word paper about a hypothetical family with addiction and/or substance use issues from your selected area. Focus on the family stress model from the weekly readings to determine the types of stressors that these families are facing.
Include or address the following in your paper:
- A brief description of the selected area and hypothetical family
- The types of stressors your hypothetical family faces including ambiguous and/or clear loss(es)
- Suggestions on how an individual can recover in the context of a family who experience addiction in multiple areas of the family of origin
- Suggest a treatment strategy that addresses the values of rituals of the family system.
- A minimum of three scholarly resources to support your response
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