Hope for Children of Alcoholics offers a straightforward description of alcoholism, what Alateen is, how Alateen works, and gives personal stories of teens with alcoholic loved ones. This is a good book for anyone with a family member or friend who is an alcoholic because it answers all the basic questions a person may have, such as: What is alcoholism, Who are alcoholics, Why do alcoholics drink, & Why is Alcoholism called a "family disease"?
It explains how Alateen can help and gives very thorough information in case someone wonders if they might want to become involved in Alateen. It explains the twelve-step approach, how to find or start an Alateen group, plan a meeting, etc.
Why We Love This Gift: We love this gift because we like to give families tools to support recovery. And we like to enable all the members of a family to experience all necessary emotions. Teenagers need support too.
What To Express in Your Card: I am thinking about you. Let me know if I can help in a specific way I have not thought of just yet.