Addiction

La Jolla teen pens books on alcoholism, addiction in the family

La Jolla teen pens books on alcoholism, addiction in the family

When The Bishop’s School student Lianna Treitler, 17, was nine years old, attending a David Archuleta concert could have been the highlight of her young life. But, while attending the show with her father, Marc, she said she only noticed one thing: “Daddy drank the whole time.”

While she was trying to enjoy the concert, she told La Jolla Light: “I kept seeing him go to the beer line. When we got home, my mom asked me how the concert was and all I said was ‘daddy drank the whole time.’ When my mom told my dad that, he said he knew he needed help.”

Soon after, Lianna’s father went to rehab for his alcoholism issues, and is now sober. As part of his recovery, the...

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