News from the WSO 2017-09-18T16:24:08+00:00
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On Sale!!!

To spread the Al-Anon message of help and hope for those affected by someone else’s drinking, the World Service Office (WSO) and your local Literature Distribution Center (LDC) have put some very special

October 4, 2017|

Give the Gift of Recovery

Whether you’re leafing through the Public Outreach Catalog or browsing through the online store, you’ll find it easy to select the appropriate literature to explain our program to families of alcoholics. Most Public

October 4, 2017|

Introduce Newcomers to Al-Anon

  The purpose of an introductory meeting is to introduce Al-Anon and Alateen to anyone unfamiliar with our program and to invite them to try a regular Al-Anon/Alateen meeting. Unlike beginner’s or regular

October 4, 2017|

Limited Time Only!

To spread the Al-Anon message of help and hope for those affected by someone else’s drinking, the World Service Office (WSO) and your local Literature Distribution Center (LDC) have put some very special

September 15, 2017|

Al-Anon/Alateen in National Media

The 2014-2017 Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual on page 111 states: “Whenever national publicity on Al-Anon/Alateen may be of interest to local groups, they are, if possible, notified in advance by the WSO.” Please relay

September 13, 2017|

Alateen’s Diamond Anniversary Continues…

Did you know that Alateen's rich history can be found in Many Voices, One Journey (B-31)? In 1967, Alateen was 10 years old and had gained unprecedented media attention. Read more on page 140 Want

September 5, 2017|

September National Recovery Month

Celebrate Your Recovery by Carrying the Message Al-Anon and Alateen members can participate in National Recovery Month activities by “sharing” the WSO’s social media posts and including #NationalRecoveryMonth. It only takes seconds, but

August 31, 2017|

2014-2017 Service Manual (P-24/27) Revisions

Revisions to two policies were approved at the 2017 World Service Conference: “Membership and Group Meetings/Conventions” and “Financial Matters.” The pages with the revisions to the “Digest of Al‑Anon and Alateen Policies” can

August 30, 2017|

How Alateen Started

“Teens were always welcome in Al‑Anon meetings. They began meeting separately with each other as early as 1956, prior to the formation of Alateen in 1957—just as family members met together prior to

August 30, 2017|