This counseling session took place in St Paul’s Catholic Church Hall West Philadelphia from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm. In attendance is a group of 300 young adults of the age bracket between 14 up to 25 years and, had personal interaction with two adolescents with severe alcoholism related problems.Adult Children of Alcoholics Counseling Session
This program aims at this age group since it is the most vulnerable to the problems of alcoholism. The session main is to enlighten young adults on how to deal with this problem. This session tries to counsel the young adults on how to react to the problems that they face as this vice affects everyone in the family.
Alcoholism has a number of impacts, which often lead to the destruction of family units. It is a wide spread habit in the society. Parents and caregivers, addicted to alcohol, mainly fail to provide proper guidelines to their children. Children are mostly at school and, parents assume that teachers will take the responsibility of guiding the children. Instead addicted parents occupy themselves in alcohol and, neglect extremely crucial parental roles.
Counseling session provides young adults with skills that help them deal with alcoholism problems. The age bracket of 14 up to 25 years is a period of self-discovery so is it more vulnerable to engage in alcoholism. Hence, young adults-parents communication plays a crucial role in discovering oneself.