6. Empowering Yourself through Support and Self-Care


Learning objectives

At the end of this module, you will be able to:

    describe sources of stress
    identify how to shift the focus from your relative with a substance use problem to yourself and your own needs
    recognize the importance of finding and accessing support
    explain the importance of self-care
    identify ways in which you can take better care of yourself
    identify ways to overcome barriers to self-care.

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