Professional Perspectives on Al‑Anon
Alcohol abuse and misuse have caused harm to one in five adults (Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 2019) and one in ten children live in households with a parent who had a past year alcohol use disorder (SAMHSA, 2017). Professional Perspectives on Al‑Anon interviews share, not only of the trauma that affects the family members of the drinker, but also how Al‑Anon and Alateen family groups can help.
The impacts of growing up with the family disease of alcoholism
Perspectives from Al‑Anon Members & Professionals The impacts of growing up with the family disease
The Common Thread – An Alcohol-Addicted Family System
Living in an alcohol‑addicted family system affects children in many ways. Adolescents can find help in local and virtual Alateen meetings.
Don’t talk, don’t trust, don’t feel – how the stigma of alcohol addiction affects children
Help us raise awareness about the support and understanding that is found in every Al‑Anon and Alateen family group.
You can help a child affected by someone’s addiction to alcohol
Professional Perspectives interviews discuss the trauma experienced by family members of drinkers and how Al-Anon and Alateen family groups can help.