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20 March 2009

Rachel getting married

Drug abuse not only affects one person: whole families are disrupted, as this movie clearly shows.

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When a family member starts abusing drugs, the whole family is affected by the world of drugs: not only do they have to deal with the immediate physical and financial effects of the drugs on their loved one, but also with general family turmoil and upheaval.

This is clearly portrayed in the movie 'Rachel getting married'. Anne Hathaway is a revelation as a recovering drug addict whose egotism threatens to derail her gracious sister's nuptials. Critics have called it a must-see family drama.

Read more about drugs and its effects on both the drug user and the families:
Are you a codependent drug addict?
My addiction journey
Tik: the hidden dangers

 
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