Detachment; Living with the effects of someone else’s drinking is too devastating for most people to bear without help.
Alcoholism and addictions are family diseases. Living with the effects of someone else’s drinking or drugging is too devastating for most people to bear without help. In Al-Anon and Naranon we learn individuals are not responsible for another person’s disease or recovery from it. We let go of our obsession with another’s behavior and begin …∞
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An official Al-anon MP3 website For over 55 years, Al-Anon (which includes Alateen for younger members) has been offering strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers. It is estimated that each alcoholic affects the lives of at least four other people… alcoholism is truly a family disease. No matter what relationship you …∞
The family environment and genetics can perpetuate a vicious and destructive cycle.
Family recovery is one of the keys to treatment for alcoholism. Alcoholics and alcohol abusers attract more public attention, but their families and friends also suffer long-term effects from alcoholism-and their recovery may be essential to the alcoholic’s recovery, according to a leading researcher in the field. “Alcoholism is a family disease. While it is …∞
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