Yes. Al-Anon/Alateen is a peer support group. As peers, they exchange their respective experiences. The mutual sharing among members helps members to realize that they have a variety of
Where there are no Al-Anon face to face meetings, individuals can be encouraged to participate in electronic or virtual meetings. Information can be found at: https://al-anon.org/al-anon-meetings/virtual-meetings/ Where there are
We have updated our profile content to include articles and videos with relevant testimonials from professionals. They share about the effects of alcoholism on the families and friends of
Articles by professionals are often the “tipping point” for the potential newcomer to follow through on their therapist’s/counselor’s or health care clinician’s recommendation to attend Al‑Anon. In these articles,
Members can help increase referrals to Al‑Anon by providing professionals with a summary of how our program works, how to make referrals, and how clients/patients can obtain local meeting
"In health care settings, there are many people who could potentially benefit from Al‑Anon, but their need is never identified. Health care providers often struggle to find time to screen for patients who have been affected by someone else’s drinking, which conservative estimates show to be at least 20 percent of the population..."