“Invisible Wounds at Home: Substance Use Disorder Symptoms” is intended specifically for the family members of those who have served in uniform. We hope it will help shed some light on the possible symptoms your loved ones might be experiencing if they struggle with substance use disorder. Sometimes, by understanding a little bit more about what someone is going through, we are able to support that person better. In this course, subject matter expert Dr. Ted Bonar will help families understand the complexity of these symptoms and what they mean, as well as instill hope that recovery is possible.
This short course will introduce the symptoms of Substance Use Disorder, which is one of the invisible wounds of invisible service. In this course, subject matter expert Dr. Ted Bonar will address tolerance, withdrawal, impairment in life’s activities, desire to cut down, and the other symptoms related to problem substance use.