LearnAboutAlcohol.com discusses four different approaches to treating alcoholism. Motivational Enhancement Programs encourage drinkers to understand how alcohol has affected their lives, as well as the lives of those around them, and to take responsibility for their past actions. Cognitive-Behavioral Coping Skills Therapy focuses on teaching drinkers how to recognize their drinking behaviors and work towards finding new approaches to meeting personal needs without the use of alcohol. Twelve- Step Facilitation Therapy is a peer support group that works in unison with therapy. Support groups discuss tactics for maintaining sobriety, and promote physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Behavioral Couples Therapy combines alcoholism recovery with a focus on improving and repairing relationships.

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