HOW DO WE SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES WITH AN ALCOHOLIC MEMBER?

ACCREDITED SENIOR PSYCHOTHERAPIST/COUNSELLOR -Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

Nowadays,
we can see many family members addict drinking alcohol, then these families are
suffering from many serious issues in their life. Some countries have mental
health centres to help those to be get better and healthy, but the numbers of
those raise more.

Whilst
alcoholism represents a very serious problem for the individual, it is also a
problem for the family and many organisations treat it as such. Alcoholism is
insidious by its nature and often the individual and their family members do
not recognise that there is a problem until the person’s behaviour becomes
untenable. Alcoholism is regarded as a family disease given that each family
member can be affected by the alcoholic in ways they often do not even realise.
As the alcoholic’s disease progresses, so too does the dysfunctional thinking
of the family, and it is often so slowly that no family members notice until
the…

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