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2021-09-24T13:36:58-04:00

AL‑ANON FAMILY GROUPS RECOGNIZE THE VITAL ROLE OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS Counselors, therapists, social workers, among others are likely to be among the

Professional Perspectives Videos

2021-02-18T10:55:00-05:00

Professional Perspectives on Al‑Anon Alcohol abuse and misuse have caused harm to one in five adults (Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 2019) and one in

The Persistent Professional

2020-10-21T15:46:08-04:00

I still very clearly remember getting to my first meeting. I had finally started to realize that I was not going to get my husband to stop drinking.

Connecting with Professionals on Social Media

2020-07-31T09:11:15-04:00

The WSO LinkedIn page features professional articles and videos to provide more insight into our program for families and friends of alcoholics. Through this professional networking platform, we

My Professional Experience with Al‑Anon

2020-05-26T16:44:36-04:00

During my 53 years of working in mental health and addiction recovery, I have seen a number of changes and improvements in care. However, alcoholism continues to remain

Help Wanted: Referrals to Al-Anon-Friendly Professionals

2019-05-30T09:27:08-04:00

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,

Outreach to Professionals

2019-08-06T11:36:07-04:00

Outreach to Professionals The 2018 Al‑Anon/Alateen Membership Survey indicates that over 28 percent of Al‑Anon members attended their first meeting as the result of a professional referral. Professionals

Alateen Information for Professionals

2018-12-13T10:29:35-05:00

Alateen Information   Alateen, a part of the Al-Anon Family Groups, is for teens whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking.  As members of the Al-Anon

CAGE Test Helps Professionals Identify Need for Al‑Anon

2021-08-27T16:44:35-04:00

"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..."

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