Adolescent Children of Alcoholics: Vulnerable or Resilient? Children of alcoholics (COAs) have been described as both vulnerable and resilient. Although identified as at-risk for mental and physical health problems, chemical dependency, and child abuse and neglect, many go on to lead successful lives. OBJECTIVE: The relationship between COA status and various adolescent risk behaviors, such …∞
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There is no clear line between the early and middle stages of alcoholism, but there are several characteristics that mark a new stage of the disease.
Some 5 million Koreans between the age 18 to 65 were alcoholics according to 2001 figures by the Ministry of Health and Welfare. That was a massive 15.9 percent of the entire population, or 25.2 percent of men and 6.3 percent of women. Heavy drinkers who depend upon alcohol to the extent of losing their …∞
‘Alcohol Coach’ is research based, written by a long term recovered alcoholic who is a professionally trained welfare therapist. It is a method to begin to create awareness of alcohol abuse, break down denial and connect problem drinkers with Alcoholics Anonymous if needed. By using the processes in this manual you can start and to …∞
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