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Al-Anon is a long-standing self-help organization for family members
and friends of people who have alcohol and drug use problems. Al-Anon is based
on the steps and principles of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
The message of Al-Anon for family members is that:
For more information about Al-Anon, see the Other Places to Get Help
section of the topic Alcohol Abuse and Dependence.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerPeter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
Current as ofNovember 3, 2016
Current as of:
November 3, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
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