Are You Affected by an Alcoholic Brother or Sister?
Has your brother or sister ever called you late at night, drunk, asking you for money or a place to stay? It can be painful to witness the downward spiral of a sibling suffering from alcoholism. As a family disease, alcoholism takes its toll on every family member in a different way. So, if someone close to you drinks too much, why not explore the help offered by Al-Anon Family Groups?
Al-Anon member shares about: First time feelings…
Al-Anon member shares about: First time feelings... In the latest Al‑Anon member interview, Tricia, an anonymous Al‑Anon
An Enjoyable Life of My Own
The concept of detachment was baffling to me when I first stepped through the doors of Al‑Anon. Were
Why you’re never alone in Al-Anon
Why you’re never alone in Al‑Anon When you’re in the midst of dealing with someone who abuses
This Must Be Serenity!
From as far back as I can remember, I lived with constant anxiety. As a person affected by
Overcoming My Fear of Sharing
When I first came to Al‑Anon, I had the same fears about sharing in meetings that I’ve since
Working My Problem or Working My Program?
I was attending a meeting where the group was studying How Al-Anon Works for Families and Friends of
Relief Leads to Recovery
When I was new to Al‑Anon meetings, I heard members ask, “Do you want recovery, or just relief?”
Al-Anon Saved My Life—Twice!
When I first came to Al‑Anon, I was depressed and sad. I didn't know how to live with
Loving My Alcoholic Sister—and Myself
My sister Kris is 18 months older than I am and was truly my best friend throughout childhood.
We’re All Equal in Al-Anon
I am thankful that we are all equal in Al‑Anon. I am Hispanic, and I attended a mostly
A Journey of Self-Discovery
I remember in my first Al‑Anon meetings hearing people say, “To thine own self be true.” This was
In Al-Anon, I learned her drinking was not my fault…
In Al‑Anon, I learned her drinking was not my fault… According to Gallup (10/2019), a third of