Substance abuse can have a significant impact on the family unit. When a family member is struggling with substance abuse, it can cause stress, anxiety, and conflict within the family. It can also lead to financial problems, job loss, and legal issues. Family members may feel ashamed or embarrassed by their loved one’s behavior and may become isolated from their social support network. Children may be neglected or exposed to dangerous situations, and there may be an increased risk of domestic violence. Additionally, the family may struggle to find the appropriate resources and support to help their loved one recover from substance abuse.