Alateen


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Alateen

 [al´ah-tēn]
a self-help program sponsored by al-anon for children (ages 12 to 20) of alcoholics. Alateen provides a forum for the discussion of the problems of living in a family affected by alcohol abuse and the opportunity to develop healthy coping skills.

Alateen

an international organization that offers guidance, counseling, and support for the children of alcoholics. See also Al-Anon, Alcoholics Anonymous.

Alateen

A community-based organisation of teenaged children of alcoholics which shares the philosophical and organisational structure of Alcoholics Anonymous. Alateen is the youth version of Al-Anon.

Alateen,

n.pr group connected to Alcoholics Anonymous specifically organized for teenage children of recovering alcoholics.
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To find out more about Al-Anon or Alateen call the confidential hotline on 0207 4030888.
Tambien estan los grupos de autoayuda como un recurso (AA, NA, CODA, ALANON, ALATEEN, NARANON, NARATEEN), Por ejemplo: AA tiene mas de 1300 grupos de autoayuda en todo el pais.
Resources that are available for patients and parents include Alateen (www.
Common referrals available in most communities include self-help groups such as Al-Anon, which is open to family or friends of individuals with alcohol problems, or Alateen, which is available for teenagers of families with alcohol problems.
A number of practitioners in the field may argue that "all" substance abuse counselors work with the family because their approaches include Al-Anon, Alateen, and family counseling.
Share what you're going through with Alateen on 020 7403 0888 (10am-10pm), an organisation for young people between 12 and 20 affected by someone else's drinking.
TABLE 2 Selected personal recovery periodicals, 1980s-1990s Personal Recovery Periodicals * The Voice of NA (later The Voice) (1968) * Alateen Talk (1969) * Sobering Thoughts (Women for Sobriety) (1976) * Minnesota Recovery (1976) * NA Way (Narcotics Anonymous) (1982) * The Phoenix * JACS (Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons, and Significant Others) (1985) * Changes: The Recovery Lifestyle (1986) * Sober Times: The Recovery Magazine (1987) * Recovering (1987) * Recovery Today (1990) * LA Steps (CAL) * Northeast Recovery Networker (CT) * SOAR USA Bulletin (Society of Americans for Recovery) (1993) * We in Recovery (1995) * SOS International Newsletter (1988) * Lifeline America
Contact Alateen, part of Al-Anon, which is an organisation which helps the families of problem drinkers.
Guest speakers were invited from Alateen, the local police, the local newspaper, and from other community groups.
One of the most effective options is to refer the patient to Alcoholics Anonymous or Adult Children of Alcoholics, and to refer family members to ALANON or ALATEEN.
The resources of Al-Anon and Alateen can help family members receive the ongoing support they need to effect needed changes in family life.
Contact Alateen, an organization for teens who are affected by others' drinking.