- 1 What book does Al Anon use?
- 2 Is there a big book for Al Anon?
- 3 Where can I buy Al Anon books?
- 4 Who can go to Al Anon?
- 5 What is Cal in Al-Anon?
- 6 What are the Al-Anon principles?
- 7 What are the Al-Anon 12 steps?
- 8 What are the Al-Anon slogans?
- 9 What is the difference between AA and Al-Anon?
- 10 Is Al-Anon free?
- 11 What is a alcoholic?
- 12 How do you tell someone you are concerned about drinking?
What book does Al Anon use?
Al‑Anon’s “basic book” reflects the shared wisdom of Al‑Anon members today. The most comprehensive book on Al‑Anon is excellent for personal and meeting study.
Is there a big book for Al Anon?
for Families & Friends of Alcoholics. Al‑Anon’s basic, most comprehensive book discusses all aspects of our program of recovery. Excellent for personal and meeting study.
Where can I buy Al Anon books?
Amazon.com: Al Anon – Self-Help: Books.
Who can go to Al Anon?
They could be anyone, from all backgrounds and walks of life. Over 95 percent of alcoholics have families, friends, and jobs. They may function fairly well, but some part of their life is suffering. Their drinking causes a continuing and growing problem in their lives, and the lives they touch.
What is Cal in Al-Anon?
Conference Approved Literature (CAL) | Al–Anon Family Groups.
What are the Al-Anon principles?
Al–Anon’s Guiding Principles
Al–Anon is not allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, organization, or institution; does not engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any cause. There are no dues for membership. Al–Anon is self-supporting through its own voluntary contributions.
What are the Al-Anon 12 steps?
The Twelve Steps
- We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable.
- Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
- Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.
- Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
What are the Al-Anon slogans?
- Listen and Learn. “An important part of what I give to my fellow Al‑Anons is my willingness to listen.” Hope For Today (B-27), p.
- Together We Can Make It.
- Keep It Simple.
- First Things First.
- Let It Begin with Me.
- Just for Today.
- Let Go and Let God.
- Live and Let Live.
What is the difference between AA and Al-Anon?
Both AA and Al–Anon are support groups. However, AA is for people struggling with or recovering from alcohol use disorder; Al–Anon is for people whose family members have histories of alcohol use disorder.
Is Al-Anon free?
Al–Anon offers free and confidential support for anyone affected by an alcoholic or problem drinker. Founded in 1951 by the wives of two Alcoholics Anonymous members, Al–Anon is based on AA’s Twelve Steps. There are no dues and no fees.
What is a alcoholic?
Alcoholism is the most serious form of problem drinking, and describes a strong, often uncontrollable, desire to drink. Sufferers of alcoholism will often place drinking above all other obligations, including work and family, and may build up a physical tolerance or experience withdrawal symptoms if they stop.
How do you tell someone you are concerned about drinking?
Let them know the effect their drinking is having on you.
- See how they feel about change.
- Plan and pick a good time.
- Avoid blame and accusations.
- Use examples to explain.
- Don’t give mixed messages.
- Be prepared for resistance.
- Don’t push the issue.
- Don’t give up.