There is a great deal of 21st century brain and addiction-related research now possible thanks to advances in brain imaging technologies. These findings are exploding long-held beliefs about addiction and addiction treatment and the impacts of a loved one’s substance misuse on family members and friends. Loved One In Treatment? Now What! simplifies this research and answers questions, such as: - What causes addiction? Why do some people become alcoholics or drug addicts and others do not? - What is “effective” treatment? Is there a difference between treatment and recovery? - Who among family members and friends can help a loved one get treatment? Or can they? - What does coping with a loved one’s addiction do to family members and friends, and what is available to help them?