WHAT IS AL-ANON AND ALATEEN?
What is Al-Anon?
The Al-Anon Family Groups are a
fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their
experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. We
believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid
is not allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, organization,
or institution; does not engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor
opposes any cause. There are no dues for membership. Al-Anon is
self-supporting through its own voluntary contributions.
has but one purpose: to help families of alcoholics. We do this by
practicing the Twelve Steps, by welcoming and giving comfort to families
of alcoholics, and by giving understanding and encouragement to the
Al-Anon Preamble to the Twelve Steps
What is Alateen?
is part of our Al-Anon Family Groups. It is our recovery program for
young people and it is sponsored by Al-Anon members.
Al-Anon or Alateen For You?
following 20-question self-quizzes can help you decide if Al-Anon or
Alateen may be
of help for you.
Choose one of the quizzes listed below and ask yourself
the questions. If you identify with some of the questions, we encourage
you to try Al-Anon or Alateen (for young people).
Are You Troubled By
You Grow Up With A Problem Drinker?
Someone's Drinking Getting to You?
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