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

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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To find out more about Al-Anon or Alateen call the confidential hotline on 0207 4030888.
I could not allow these twelve-step programs of Alcoholics Anony-mous, Al-Anon, and Alateen to have their reputations dishonoured in case there is anyone in the reading audience who needs help to stop drinking alcohol, or to learn how to live in peace with a drunken spouse, friend, relative, or parent.
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.
Patients exposed to alcoholism or alcohol abuse in the home may benefit from being referred to community-based support groups such as Al-Anon, Alateen, and Adult Children of Alcoholics.
They may not know that there are groups for COAs and adult children of alcoholics (called COA or ACOA groups), and they may not have heard about AlAnon or Alateen.
They also run Alateen for teenagers up to the age of 17.
There is some individual and group therapy, and "we have support through Alateen. They have a group for young people who have successfully come through treatment and they have formed a group to be more of a support for one another."
Patient and parent resources include Alateen (www.alateen.org), the "Make a Difference: Talk to Your Child About Alcohol" pamphlet (www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/makediff.htm), and the Join Together initiative (www.jointogether.org).
Resources that are available for patients and parents include Alateen (www.alateen.org), the "Make a Difference: Talk to Your Child About Alcohol" pamphlet (www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/makediff.htm), and the Join Together initiative (www.jointogether.org).
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.
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!