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Mental Illness and Caregiving Across the Generations

The Most Important Homework Assignment

I hope the opportunity my son had to witness an AA meeting gives him pause when alcohol becomes widely available to him next year. But I also hope that if he, or someone he cares about, develops an alcohol problem, he will know that help is available. Read More

AA doesn't work for most people

Most people drop out very quickly. AA is a religion, it seems that in this modern era there would be scientific treatments available for people with alcohol problems.

I hope your son does all his

I hope your son does all his homework in realizing that AA is not the only or necessarily the best alternative.

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Rachel Pruchno, Ph.D. is Endowed Chair and Professor of Medicine at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine. Her memoir Surrounded by Madnessis available at online bookstores.

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