Al-Anon

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Al-Anon

 [al´ah-non]
a resource and support group for adult relatives and close friends of alcoholics. Al-Anon is available to interested individuals even if the alcoholic does not participate in alcoholics anonymous.

Al-Anon

A community-based fellowship of relatives of alcoholics which operates under the aegis of Alcoholics Anonymous, and allows participants to share their experiences while facilitating discussion and resolution of common problems. See also Alateen.
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Al Anon offer support and advice to the families and friends of people with a drink problem.
Please get support from Al Anon, which has family groups that hold regular meetings (www.al-anonuk.org.uk; helpline: 020 7403 0888).
You could contact Al Anon at www.alanonuk.org.uk which helps the families of alcoholics.
If he joined Al Anon - the organisation for the families of alcoholics - he would get a lot more insight into his poor wife's illness.
You might find it useful to talk yourself to Al anon, the organisation aimed at the families of alcoholics at www.al-anonuk.org.uk.
My mum, as well as my sister and I, went to Al Anon, the organisation that helps families of alcoholics to cope - and it did.
Log on to Al Anon via Google to find your nearest one.
Some people also find Al Anon (www.aa-uk.org.uk), the organisation specifically set up by and for the families of alcoholics, very helpful.