(Pictures 31 to 40)
Before continuing the talk, the educator should question the
group on the previous lessons to see if everybody has understood them well.
Picture 30: "alcoholism is an
illness that can be cured, especially if it is caught early"
Picture 31: "The most difficult
thing for a man who drinks to do is to decide to stop, and, above all to
rigorously stick to his decision.
He absolutely needs strong moral support from his family"
Picture 32: "A chronic alcoholic
who wants to be cured and not relapse cannot let himself take even one drink of
If he tries simply to reduce his alcohol intake, without
eliminating it, he is sure to fall back on his old habits. One must learn to
respect and not ridicule or laugh at the person who does not drink alcohol when
offered a drink.
If a person refuses a drink, do not insist, do not force him to
drink. When friends gather, they should always plan to have enough fruit juices
and sodas available for everyone':
Pictures above: Instead of spending our energy and time making
and drinking beer and wine, we should devote ourselves to other activities such
as fishing, hunting, breeding, agriculture, etc, which can help the family,
provide it with good food and be a source of revenue"
Picture 36: Instead of wasting
his money buying beer and alcohol, the father decides to buy a bike for himself,
another one for Diela, a new sewing machine for his wife. Each one can thus get
what he or she needs to feel fulfilled,
Pictures 38: The parents earnings
allow them to go together at regular intervals, not to the bar, but to the shop
and buy what they really need.
Picture 39: "Diela is the one who
benefits most from the harmony reigning in the family. He goes back to school;
he no longer lives in the permanently tense atmosphere that prevailed when his
father was an alcoholic"
Picture 40: "Man himself must
work to create his own and his family's happiness.
But he can only achieve that if he faces reality, not by trying
to live in a sort of dream world. Alcohol can make him forget his troubles and
problems but it does not solve them. The whole family needs to stick together
when facing difficulties Only this mutual support allows them to solve the
problems of every day