|NAME||VA-SUBSTANCE ABUSE COMPLICATIONS|
|PRINT NAME||Substance Abuse Complications|
The patient and family will explain how to avoid the complications of chemical dependency and slow the progression of the disease by compliance with a prescribed daily program.
1. Review the effects that the different chemicals have on the body. Emphasize the long term effects of the patients continued use of the patients specific dependency. 2. Discuss the symptoms indicative of progression of disease. 3. Review the effects of chemical dependency on all family members.