Alcohol abuse can be treated successfully in a variety of settings including clinics, individual and group therapy, and self-help groups. The most important first step a drinker must take is accepting there is a drinking problem that requires professional treatment. The video describes common treatment such as counseling, and the value of peer support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous. Most treatment programs require the person abstain from alcohol for life. Learning to cope with life’s stresses and problems without alcohol is a cornerstone of successful treatment. Running Length – 10 min. Year Produced – 1997.