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April Alcohol Awareness Month Sheds Light on the Misconceptions of Alcoholism

Al-Anon Family Groups provide hope and support for anyone who is troubled by someone else’s drinking. Nevertheless, many avoid help for fear of judgement by others.

(PRWeb April 16, 2015)

Today, Millions of Americans’ Lives are Impacted by the Disease of Alcoholism in a Loved One

During April Alcohol Awareness Month, Al-Anon highlights the more than 115 million Americans who are affected, knowingly or unknowingly, by a loved one's alcohol-related problems. They experience the disease of alcoholism in a friend or family member, and as a consequence, fight to maintain their own well-being - and that of their whole family.

(PRWeb April 14, 2015)

Valentine’s Day Marked the Season for High Attendance at Local Al-Anon Family Groups

Experiences with a loved one’s drinking problem have led many people to try an Al-Anon meeting for the first time. High expectations for special occasions, such as Valentine’s Day, followed by painful disappointments prompted many relatives and friends of alcoholics to take action.

(PRWeb February 24, 2015)