ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS (ACOA)

a common approach or accompaniment to treatment or therapy for adults who were exposed to alcoholism as children, generally have a parent who abused alcohol.

ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS (ACOA): "ACOA has been around since 1973 and has aided in the rehabilitation and wellbeing of tens of thousands of people each year."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS (ACOA)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/adult-children-of-alcoholics-acoa/ (accessed March 29, 2020).
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