NIAAA Division Director talks about treatment options for loved ones of alcoholics

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Welcome to “First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery” from Al-Anon Family Groups.  This podcast features an interview with Dr. Robert Huebner, Director of the Division of Treatment and Recovery Research at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).  In this interview, Dr. Huebner talks about the treatment options for alcohol use disorders, pertaining to the drinker and to the drinker’s family members and friends.

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National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Director speaks about impacts of alcoholism on family members

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An interview with Dr. George Koob, Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, (NIAAA).  Dr. Koob talks about research on alcohol use disorders, including alcohol abuse and alcoholism, and their impact as it relates to the drinker’s family members and friends.

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Connections between families and the Association for Addiction Professionals

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Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, Executive Director of The Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC). Cynthia discusses a professional’s concern for families whose loved ones have a drinking problem, and for the professionals who treat them.

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Al-Anon awareness and expectations

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Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery from Al-Anon Family Groups. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Today we’re going to ask Al-Anon members what they expected to find at their very first Al-Anon meeting.

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Keeping the focus on myself

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Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery from Al-Anon Family Groups. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Today we’re going to ask Al-Anon members what it means to them when they hear the suggestion to keep the focus on themselves, and not on the problem drinker in their life.

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A counselor refers women to Al-Anon Family Groups

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Welcome to “First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery” from Al-Anon Family Groups.  This podcast will discuss a professional’s concern for women who have been affected by a loved one’s drinking.

Valerie Montgomery’s private practice, “Beyond Beautiful,” is in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  She specializes in counseling women.

 

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Introduction

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This is a series of six Al-Anon Family Group podcasts, especially recorded to introduce you to
Al-Anon meetings.

How does an Al-Anon meeting work? What must we do to participate? How do we know if Al-Anon has anything to offer us?

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