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.
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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.
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