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When Your Patient's Partner Is a Drinker in Denial

By Mark R. Edison

Support groups and forced interventions aren't the only options to offer a client desperate to address a partner's overdrinking. The little-known CRAFT approach is a valuable toolkit. MORE  

Making the Pilgrimage to AA's Mecca

By Susan Cheever

The annual AA and Al-Anon picnic at Stepping Stones evokes personal memories and movement history for Bill W.'s most famous biographer. MORE  

Dispatches From the Hispanic Al-Anon/ Alateen Convention

By Elizabeth Santeramo

Hundreds of Spanish-speaking family and friends of alcoholics gather in Chicago, seeking to help the Latino community. MORE  

Playing a Better Melody

By McCarton Ackerman

Melody Anderson was one of the hardest working actresses in Hollywood in the '80s. Now she’s one of the top addiction therapists.  MORE  

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