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Released Today, Al-Anon Family Groups’ Exclusive Interview with the Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Dr. George Koob, Director of the NIAAA, describes the impact of a loved one’s alcoholism on family members and friends as “devastating,” and advocates for Al-Anon in helping anyone who is affected by someone else’s drinking.

(PRWeb September 09, 2014)

Alcoholism 'Devastating' for Families, Cites New Leader of Federal Research Institution

In an exclusive interview with Al-Anon Family Groups, NIAAA Director Dr. George Koob likens dealing with alcoholism in the family to the impact of other traumatic experiences. The interview is scheduled for release on September 9th, as part of the “First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery” podcast series at al-anon.alateen.org.

(PRWeb September 03, 2014)

An Al-Anon Member Learns How to Keep a Drinking Crisis from Getting Worse

In alcoholic situations, before we say or do something we will regret, it helps to have support from people who have already experienced what we are going through. The July issue of Al-Anon's "The Forum" magazine features the story of a woman's struggle with her husband's alcoholism.

(PRWeb July 31, 2014)