With both high drop out and relapse rates, substance abuse treatment continues to be difficult for the millions of people facing addiction. In order to address these addiction treatment challenges, more effective treatment methods are needed. Family therapy is seen as critical for the successful treatment of alcoholism and chemical dependence. This course on family therapy and substance-related disorders discusses the benefits of incorporating family therapy in treatment for both professionals and clients. In this course, you will also explore the efficacy of family therapy treatment methods and treatment outcomes in substance abuse programs.