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| In the UK, Alateen meetings are for 12-17 year olds.
"Al-Anon and Alateen are non-professional, self-supporting non-political and multi-racial."
'They need someone to turn to even if it's just to talk about the problem or to get resources.': Help is available:Useful helpline numbers for children and young people needing help: Childline, 0800 1111; NSPCC, 0808 800 5000; Alateen and Al-Anon Family Groups, specifically for families and friends of those with a drink problem, 020 7403 0888.
A number of practitioners in the field may argue that "all" substance abuse counselors work with the family because their approaches include Al-Anon, Alateen, and family counseling.
For yourself though,please contact Alateen on 020 7403 0888.
In contrast, other AA Insiders frequently have spouses who are AA members or family members who participate in Al-Anon or Alateen, satellite organizations of AA that help the families of recovering alcoholics.
Due to the author not separating Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, and Alateen, the original, second, and third twelve-step programs that were started, out of whatever programs she meant, I am compelled to write.
The charity also provides help for the families of alcoholics through its agency Al-anon and teenagers through Alateen. Yet the group could be in hot water over the fly-posting.
Also makes referrals to Alateen groups, which offer support to children of alcoholics.
Originating with Alcoholics Anonymous in the 1930s and now international in scope, twelve-step groups address a wide range of problems, including drug addiction (Narcotics Anonymous), gambling (Gamblers Anonymous), food addiction (Overeaters Anonymous), sex and relationship problems (Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous), emotional problems (Emotions Anonymous), families of alcoholics (Al-Anon), children of alcoholics (Alateen, Adult Children of Alcoholics), and families of drug addicts (Nar-Anon).
Administrative support was evidenced by attractive private offices, provision of a meeting place for groups, scheduling of group meetings so as not to interfere with other activities, and access to dependable transportation for off-campus support meetings (i.e., AA, Alateen).