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Through to the Other Side

November 5, 2019|

Prior to attending my first Al‑Anon meeting, I often wondered why things happen the way they do. Why do I always seem to be digging myself out of one mess or another? I

Does Al-Anon Have “Promises”?

November 5, 2019|

Al-Anon does not list anything in our literature as “The Promises” or “The Gifts” because the World Service Conference, Al-Anon’s largest representative group conscience, has not designated anything as such. From as early

See You in Detroit!

November 5, 2019|

Online registration for the 2020 International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) with Al‑Anon participation is open. The Convention will be held July 2–5, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan with the theme “Love and Tolerance

AFA—A New Pathway to Hope

October 2, 2019|

There are many families of alcoholics who only know despair. They are unaware that Al-Anon meetings are available to help them recover from the effects of the alcoholic’s drinking. Receiving a copy of

Who Changes Our Literature and Why?

September 30, 2019|

Like many Al‑Anon members, I have often joked that while I am asleep, elves visit my bookshelf and change the wording in my Al‑Anon literature. Pages I am sure I never read before

On Its Way!

September 11, 2019|

Please take a moment to verify your group information and return the completed form to the WSO or submit the form via your Area Group Records process. Click here for instructions on how

Use of Drug Addiction in Public Outreach Materials

September 11, 2019|

We are all messengers of Al-Anon’s purpose and have the responsibility to accurately communicate it to avoid confusion, misperception, or dilution of our program. The 2018 Membership Survey states “35% of the members