When: Tue., Sept. 29, 7:30-9 p.m. 2015
“Chemical Dependency and the Family” will be presented by Lynn Kleiman Malinoff, Ed.D. Chemical dependency is often described as a family disease. To survive within a framework of chaos, family members often develop roles and defense mechanisms that help them cope. This program will provide an overview of how addiction impacts each member of a family, the roles and behaviors that family members often acquire when living with addiction, ways in which each family member is affected by addiction in the family, and options for family members to obtain help to cope with addiction in the family.