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Al-Anon Family Groups is a community resource providing support to anyone affected by a relative or friend’s drinking. There are over 25,000 Al-Anon and 1,700 Alateen groups meeting in 134 countries.

People are referred to Al-Anon/Alateen group meetings:

  • To learn the facts about alcoholism as an illness and how it has impacted their lives physically and emotionally.
  • To benefit from contact with others who have similar problems.
  • To improve their own attitudes and behaviors through the study and practice of Al-Anon’s Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.