#PODCAST: Al-Anon Family Groups dealing with an increase in alcoholics seeking assistance during lockdown

By Newsbreak Producer Rachel Vadi - South Africa's 106 days of lockdown due to the coronavirus, has placed added strain and stress on people dealing with an excessive drinker at home. This is according to worldwide non-profit organisation, "Al-Anon Family Groups". Spokesperson Nad Govender says the organisation has been working with many "newcomers" - who have turned to the organisation for assistance in coping with a spouse, relative or friend. Govender says they have taken to hosting online meetings to ensure that they can provide the support needed...