Alcoholic Parent 2017-11-03T11:26:12+00:00

Did You Grow Up Living With an Alcoholic?

Are You a Teenager Living With an Alcoholic?

One in four children under age 18 in the United States is affected by a parent’s abuse of alcohol. Growing up in a home where one or both parents are alcoholics can have life-altering effects on children, with long-lasting emotional and psychological scars.

Al-Anon Family Groups’ latest Membership Survey reveals that more than half of members’ lives have been affected by a parent’s drinking. Listen to the podcasts and read members’ stories to get insight into the help and hope they found in Al-Anon.

A Flat Tire

The Serenity Prayer and The Three Cs—I did not cause it, I cannot control it and I cannot

I Am Whole

One day, I was listening to an Al‑Anon speaker, who shed new light on me and my relationships.


Recently at a meeting I attended, the topic was hope. The Chairperson shared her thoughts on what hope

I Finally Got It!

“Al‑Anon saved my life.” I was in and out of Al‑Anon meetings for years. I rarely ever saw other