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COPING WITH AN ALCOHOLIC PARENT: Tips to Improve Family Life
One parent is an alcoholic, and the family's life was in chaos. Alcohol addiction has taken over their lives. This Native American family articulates the depth of their suffering and their coping mechanisms so well! How did they deal with their family falling apart and the very real strain of putting it all back together? The mother shows her strength while describing her reluctance to seek help until she finally finds that help through AL-ANON. Professional advice is provided on how children can best cope with the potential trauma of an addicted parent. The recovering father
explains what made him stop and how he found strength in traditional culture and his family.