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April is National Alcohol Awareness Month

Check out the Library's
Suggested Books and Websites


50 Plus One Tips for Handling Everyday Stress
by Michael Carney, PhD

Addiction: a Disorder of Choice
by Gene M. Heyman

Parents Who Misuse Drugs and Alcohol
by Donald Forrester

Understanding Why Addicts Are Not All Alike
by Gary L. Fisher


Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Search for local AA meetings and resources at this website.

Al-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon is a mutual support group applying the Al-Anon principles to problems related to a problem drinker in their lives. Alateen is a peer support group for teens struggling with effects of someone else's problem drinking.

Oakland County Health Division - Office of Substance Abuse Services
Learn more about local alcohol and substance abuse treatment programs for Medicaid and uninsured citizens at this website.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
This website offers accessible and relevant information on the NIAAA and the alcohol research field for a wide range of audiences--clinicians, educators, researchers, and the general public.