volume 147, issue Supplement 2, PS215-S219 2021
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2020-023523c
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Sarah M. Bagley, Alicia S. Ventura, Karen E. Lasser, Fred Muench

Abstract: Efforts to engage young adults with substance use disorders in treatment often focus on the individual and do not consider the role that the family can play in the recovery process. In summarizing the proceedings of a longitudinal meeting on substance use among young adults, this special article outlines three key principles concerning the engagement of broader family units in substance use treatment: (1) care should involve family members (biological, extended, or chosen); (2) these family members should rece…

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