Alcoholism can have devastating effects on the family: resources and a guide for family and friends of an alcoholic

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Addictions can have a devastating effect on the the whole family

Although opioid and other drug addictions receive far more attention than alcoholism lately, all addictions are harmful to the family’s well‑being.

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The victims of alcoholism are not only the people who consume alcohol, but also those who are affected
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If you do not take care of you own needs, you will not be able to care for others. The practice own self‑care should be a daily priority.

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CCFCS is the largest provider of family services in the Rochester, NY area, addressing issues of need across all stages of life. See more: www.fcscharities.org

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CCFCS is the largest provider of family services in the Rochester, NY area, addressing issues of need across all stages of life. See more: www.fcscharities.org

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