Celebrating One Day at a Time—that’s what 4,029 Al‑Anon, Alateen, A.A. members, and their guests were doing in Baltimore, Maryland this past July. Al‑Anon’s 2018 International Convention was spectacular because of all of
As the year winds down, take a moment to reflect on what makes you happy, and share with us: What are you most thankful for? Comment below.
Here are some simple suggestions shared with the WSO that your group can consider: Establish a group communication system—develop an email, phone, or text list of group members to notify them if the
Since 1951, the Clearing House, later known as the World Service Office (WSO), has provided support to Al-Anon Family Groups in the US (including Puerto Rico and Bermuda) and Canada, in addition to
By coming to Al‑Anon meetings, I have learned to accept that alcoholism is a family disease. It affects me in ways that I never expected or understood. It created character defects in me
When many of us finally found Al‑Anon, we came because of a family member or friend. I had little gratitude for my circumstances. However, as I grew and found myself becoming grateful for
The holiday season can be a challenging time for families and friends of alcoholics, and even more so for those who have not yet found Al-Anon. Putting a plan in place to welcome
In October 2016, I had only been working at the World Service Office for a month when I boarded a trans-Atlantic flight to Rome, Italy, to attend the 18th Biennial International Al‑Anon General
Step Ten helps me reflect upon my life in the past 273 days of 2018. Thanks to Al‑Anon, I am taking care of myself physically, emotionally and spiritually. But that is about me.
Earlier this year, I visited Greece with the Chairperson of the Board, Debbie G. Our purpose was to meet with members of Public Outreach and Literature, as well as group members, to talk