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Does anyone know if there are any aa meetings for the children of alcoholics (the kids not being alcoholics)?

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Dr. Jeff Blixt
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes i agree with other answer, al-anon is for any family member or friend affected by someone else's alcoholism, however there is also a specific 12 step group for adult children of alcoholics.
If in a big enough city it is actually amazing how many different kinds of 12 step meetings there are. There is also ala-teen and ala-tot for kids and teens.

In brief: Yes

Yes i agree with other answer, al-anon is for any family member or friend affected by someone else's alcoholism, however there is also a specific 12 step group for adult children of alcoholics.
If in a big enough city it is actually amazing how many different kinds of 12 step meetings there are. There is also ala-teen and ala-tot for kids and teens.
Dr. Jeff Blixt
Dr. Jeff Blixt
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Dr. Jason Beasley
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Generally these groups are referred to as al-anon.

In brief: Yes

Generally these groups are referred to as al-anon.
Dr. Jason Beasley
Dr. Jason Beasley
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Adult Children of

Alcoholics meetings are for adults whose parent or parents were alcoholic.
You learn to understand about the dysfunction you grew up with and how it impacted you. It allows you to learn more about yourself, to have an automatic support system and to make changes that can lead to a more fulfilling life. Alateen is for teenagers who currently live with the dysfunction of an alcoholic family.

In brief: Adult Children of

Alcoholics meetings are for adults whose parent or parents were alcoholic.
You learn to understand about the dysfunction you grew up with and how it impacted you. It allows you to learn more about yourself, to have an automatic support system and to make changes that can lead to a more fulfilling life. Alateen is for teenagers who currently live with the dysfunction of an alcoholic family.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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