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intervention A gathering in which family and friends get the problem drinker to agree to seek help A return to the use of a drug after attempting to stop relapse The process of learning to live an alcohol-free life recovery
withdrawal The physical and psychological reactions that occur when someone stops using an addictive substance The physical process of freeing the body of an addictive substance detoxification
In this lesson, you will learn to explain what a person experiences during withdrawal from alcohol. describe the steps in the process of recovery. identify community resources that can help alcoholics, alcohol abusers, and their families.
Predicting Based on the headings in this lesson, describe what you think you will learn. Headings in this Lesson Help for People with Alcohol Problems Starting Down the Road to Recovery Steps Along the Road Help for the Family Ways to Stay Alcohol Free
Help for People with Alcohol Problems An intervention can help overcome an alcoholic’s denial that he or she has a problem. intervention A gathering in which family and friends get the problem drinker to agree to seek help
Starting Down the Road to Recovery During treatment for alcoholism, the alcoholic must understand that he or she can never use alcohol again. One drink would mean he or she is having a relapse. relapse A return to the use of a drug after attempting to stop
Starting Down the Road to Recovery During recovery, the alcoholic must face the symptoms of withdrawal. recovery The process of learning to live an alcohol-free life withdrawal The physical and psychological reactions that occur when someone stops using an addictive substance
Steps Along the Road Steps along the road to recovery are: Admission Counseling Detoxification Resolution detoxification The physical process of freeing the body of an addictive substance
Help for the Family The families of alcoholics need to recover from the effects of living with alcoholism. This is especially true when members of the family have been enablers.
Help for the Family Al-Anon teaches family and friends about alcoholism and helps them understand how they have been affected.
Help for the Family Alateen exists within Al-Anon and is designed to help teens deal with alcoholic parents.
Ways to Stay Alcohol Free Avoid situations where alcohol is present. Choose friends who are alcohol free. Use refusal skills. Practice the S.T.O.P. strategy If the pressure continues, walk away Get help from a trusted adult if needed.
What I Learned Vocabulary Define withdrawal. Lesson 5 Review
What I Learned List Name the steps in the recovery process. Lesson 5 Review
What I Learned Identify What community organizations are available to help alcoholics and their families? Lesson 5 Review
Thinking Critically Evaluate What is the one fact about alcohol addiction you think a problem drinker needs most? Lesson 5 Review
Thinking Critically Apply Imagine that a friend admits to having a drinking problem. The way he plans to handle the problem is to gradually cut down on his drinking. Is this a wise plan? Why or why not? Lesson 5 Review
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