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Unformatted text preview: 12Step approaches Having a “sponsor” is helpful More effective when combined with other treatments Self-Help Groups Don’t Always Work
Self-Help Rejection of other treatment modalities
Difficulty with references to “higher power” or God Fearbased, unscientific claims Discomfort with groups Confidentiality concerns Nonacceptance of need for abstinence Al-Anon & Alateen
Al-Anon Group help & support for families Learning about alcoholism Reminders not to blame themselves Permission to break free and build positive personal lives Narcotics...
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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2014 for the course PY 317 taught by Professor Garykelly during the Fall '13 term at Clarkson University .
- Fall '13