ALATEEN

a group made up of youthful individuals that have been impacted by another' alcohol consumption. An existing mature member of Alanon acts as a benefactor for every group. It is grounded in the 12 step system taken from alcoholics anonymous.

ALATEEN: "Alateen is a subsector of Alanon in which teens and other adolescents being affected by someone else's alcoholism can seek help and support."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALATEEN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/alateen/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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