1)Support groups are separate from clinical therapy groups. Why is it   important for substance use disorder counselors to know what happens   in nonclinical support groups? How could this knowledge benefit treatment? ( need today 150 words min with reference)

2)Why is it important to develop an empathetic relationship with a   client with a substance use disorder? How would you challenge   behaviors and thoughts that are not recovery promoting and how would   you provide information to them relating to substance use disorder and treatment? (need today 150 min with reference)