Alcoholic Friend2017-07-24T15:28:18+00:00

Are You Worried About an Alcoholic Friend?

Sometimes, the person with the drinking problem is someone we love and care for deeply. Watching that person’s life slowly unravel due to poor choices leaves us feeling powerless. The consequences of their drinking are harsh daily reminders of the problem: job loss, divorce, DUI charges and financial hardship, but heavy drinkers tend to minimize it all. Al‑Anon Family Groups offers understanding and help for anyone affected by a loved one’s drinking.

In Lieu of a Cure

I sometimes think of Al‑Anon meetings as an emergency room or infirmary where I can get treatment for

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

Al-Anon is Gentle

It is a typical day at the practice. I prepare the materials for the substance abuse support group and