Teen Corner (Alateen)2017-09-13T14:55:13+00:00

Teen Corner

A place just for teens affected by someone else’s alcoholism.

Feelings

Alateen helps me open up my feelings and allows me to relate to other people with the problem

I matter

The way I love myself has changed since attending Alateen. Now I know that I matter. Alateens care

Courage

Courage is to be brave and not to be fearful about a lot of things in life. I

Gratitude

When I focus on the things that I’m grateful for, my attitude changes dramatically. Even when everything seems

Compassion

Alateen has helped me improve my self esteem by not blow¬ing off on problems and friends. When my

A Flat Tire

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

H.O.P.E.

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

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Try Alateen Chat

Chat live with other teens in any of the scheduled meetings! Young people aged 13 to 18 who have been affected by someone else’s drinking are invited to share experience, strength and hope with other teens.

Alateen Chat

What is Alateen?

Alateen is a place where members come together to:

  • share experiences, strength, and hope with each other to find effective ways to cope with problems.
  • discuss difficulties and encourage one another
  • help each other understand the principles of the Al-Anon program through the use of the Twelve Steps and Alateen’s Twelve Traditions

Alateen is not a place:

  • For teenagers seeking help for drinking or drug problems or a therapy program
  • to complain about parents or anyone else.
  • A social hangout.
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