Know that you are not alone!
23 Million people over the age of 12 are addicted to alcohol or drugs, and their families, just like you are affected (ncadd.org).
Utilize online resources to learn about the effects of alcoholism and education yourself on the addiction.
Without help or an intervention, most alcoholics will not seek support themselves.
Support, Support, Support!
Once someone you live is receiving treatment, continue to support them thought he process. Show that you are concerned about their progress and you want their outcome to be successful. (ncadd.org)