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During April Alcohol Awareness Month, Al-Anon Family Groups address the impact on family members and friends of those who drink too much alcohol. While alcohol may be a legal substance, when it is abused it causes devastating effects for the drinkers and their loved ones.
(PRWeb April 12, 2016)
During Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week, from February 14-20, Al-Anon highlights the life-altering effects on children who grow up with a parent who drinks too much alcohol. Results from Al-Anon’s 2015 Membership Survey reveal higher percentages of depression, anxiety, and PTSD among those who have been affected by a parent’s alcoholism.
(PRWeb February 18, 2016)
According to the most recent CDC data, 30,000 Americans lose their lives a year due to alcohol-induced causes. During January National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, family and friends who are dealing with the loss of a loved one to the disease of alcoholism can find support and help from Al-Anon Family Groups.
(PRWeb January 26, 2016)