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Drug addiction can have a significant impact on families. Family members of those struggling with drug addiction may experience emotional and financial strain, and may have to cope with erratic or dangerous behavior from their loved one. Addiction can also lead to changes in family dynamics, including strained relationships and communication breakdowns. Children of parents with addiction may experience neglect or abuse, and may be more likely to struggle with addiction themselves later in life. Seeking support from addiction specialists and family therapists can help families navigate the challenges of addiction and work towards healing and recovery.