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 is a gentle healing programme which takes you on a spiritual path to self-improvement.
If you answer "yes" to any of these questions, Al-Anon Family Groups may be able to help.
"Al-Anon has made me recognise what the life of an alcoholic is like and make me look at myself and my own behaviour and what I must do to keep things in balance," said James.
I am the Al-Anon Area Delegate for the North East of England.
When I was in private practice as a general practitioner, I sent patients to Al-Anon and watched it change their lives.
There's a saying in Al-Anon: "Let it begin with me." Heed that advice, Terry.
If you need some support call Al-Anon Family Groups on 020 7403 0888.
And this success rate far exceeds those of interventional programs and Al-Anon.
The significant others were randomly assigned to one of three interventions: CRAFT, the Johnson Institute Intervention, and Al-Anon Facilitation Therapy.
It was a booth for Al-Anon, the group for family members, friends, and co-workers of alcoholics.
* Al-Anon Family Groups UK and Eire gives support for families and friends of problem drinkers, whether the person is still drinking or not.
From then on, if anyone answered "yes" to that question, I would refer them to Al-Anon. Some patients agreed right away to go to a meeting; others said they didn't see why they should go, because their father died when they were young or their parents divorced, or for whatever reason they didn't think it would help them.