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Family-Focused Approaches to Opioid Addiction Improve the Effectiveness of Treatment

Research Report from Society for Research in Child Development

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From the report:

"In treating opioid addiction, moving from an individual approach to a family-focused approach to treatment can have lasting benefits for children and parents, and decrease health care costs."

This research report discusses the new evidence that finds family-focused approaches can improve upon models that treat individuals, expanding benefits and cost efficiencies, and improving the health and development of children.

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Keywords

Family, opioids, Addiction