• ™Alcoholism doesn’t just affect the individual, but can also have an adverse affect on family and friends as well. 
  • ™Young children and adolescents suffer the greatest from the effects of alcohol abuse in the family (NCAAD, 2015).
  • ™More than one-half of American adults have a close family member who has or has had alcoholism (DeFrain, Olson & Skogrand, 2014, p 449) .