NIAAA Director talks about the impacts of alcoholism on family members and friends

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Welcome to “First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery” from Al-Anon Family Groups.  This podcast features an interview with Dr. George Koob, Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, or the NIAAA.  In this interview, 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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Al-Anon helps during spring break and summer vacations

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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 if Al-Anon helped them during spring break and summer vacations.

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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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Current alcoholism research and how it involves family members affected by someone’s alcoholism

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Welcome to “First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery” from Al-Anon Family Groups.  In this podcast, you will hear an interview with Dr. Kenneth Warren, Acting Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), as he discusses current alcoholism research and how it involves family members affected by someone’s alcoholism.

 

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Alcohol Awareness Month connects families to Al-Anon

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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 families whose parents or young people have a drinking problem.

Robert Lindsey is President and Chief Executive Officer for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.  NCADD founded National Alcohol Awareness Month.

 

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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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