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All pamphlets are available at the Al-Anon Service Center in West Allis.

 
   

Al-Anon, You and the Alcoholic

 

Al-Anon, You and the AlcoholicQ & A basics address the most frequently asked concerns about Al-Anon and how it helps. Eight pages.


Alcoholism, A Merry-Go-Round Named Denial

 

Alcoholism, A Merry-Go-Round Named DenialAn Al-Anon classic! Dramatic analogy helps family members and friends see roles they play in the lives of alcoholics. 24 pages.


Alcoholism, the Family Disease

 

Alcoholism, the Family DiseaseLongtime favorite includes personal stories, questions and answers, "Do's and Don'ts," "Just for Today," "Maturity Checklist," and the "Three Obstacles to Success in Al-Anon." 32 pages.


Freedom from Despair

 

Freedom from DespairA message of hope for anyone facing alcoholism, a problem we can't solve alone. Four pages.


A Guide for the Family of the Alcoholic

 

A Guide for the Family of the AlcoholicClear, realistic look at alcoholism, the problems encountered by those close to the alcoholic, and the choices available to the family. 12 pages.


Purpose and Suggestions

 

Purpose and SuggestionsAl-Anon's first pamphlet describes our fellowship's purpose and suggestions for applying it to improve our lives. Six pages.


So You Love an Alcoholic

 

So You Love an AlcoholicSuggests first steps to take for a changed attitude toward the alcoholic. Unexpected answers to the question, "What shall I do?" Six pages.


Three Views of Al-Anon

 

Three Views of Al-AnonIncludes "An Open Letter from an Alcoholic" and other insightful essays from A.A. members on why they recommend Al-Anon to the families and friends of alcoholics. Eight pages.


The Twelve Steps and Traditions

 

The Twelve Steps and TraditionsA pocket-sized starter guide to Al-Anon's Steps and Traditions. Also includes the "Three Obstacles to Success in Al-Anon." 24 pages.


What Do You Do About the Alcoholic's Drinking?

 

What Do You Do About the Alcoholic's Drinking?Depicts common misconceptions of family members and friends of alcoholics in trying to cope and how Al-Anon can help. Eight pages.


Sponsorship, What It's All About

 

Sponsorship, What It's All AboutBasic explanation of sponsorship provides guidance on finding a Sponsor, what to expect, and suggestions for Sponsors. 16 pages.


This Is Al-Anon

 

This Is AlanonMini meeting guide includes Al-Anon's Suggested Welcome; Preamble; Serenity Prayer; Twelve Steps, Traditions, Concepts of Service; the slogans; and Closing. 12 pages.


Why Anonymity in Al-Anon?

 

Why Anonymity in Al-Anon?Describes personal anonymity as a spiritual principle and how to respect members' confidentiality in everyday situations. Eight pages.


Al-Anon Sharings from Adult Children

 

Al-Anon Sharings from Adult ChildrenLingering effects of parental alcoholism are illustrated through personal stories. Includes section on how adult children apply the Twelve Steps. 24 pages.


Al-Anon Spoken Here

 

Al-Anon Spoken HereKeeping it Al-Anon to avoid dilution of our program. Questions and answers help us maintain our focus on Al-Anon, regardless of other interests or affiliations. Eight pages.


The Concepts--Al-Anon's Best Kept Secret?

 

The Concepts--Al-Anon's Best Kept SecretExplains Al-Anon's third Legacy for worldwide service in an easy-to-understand manner. Illustrated. 32 pages.


Al-Anon's Twelve Traditions Illustrated

 

Al-Anon's Twelve Traditions IllustratedAl-Anon's second Legacy described with simplicity and humor to help us grasp the principles of the Twelve Traditions. Illustrated. 32 pages.


Does She Drink Too Much? From Men, about the Women in Their Lives

 

Does She Drink Too Much? From Men, about the Women in Their LivesMen affected by women alcoholics share how Al-Anon has helped them. Six pages.


Dear Mom & Dad

 

Dear Mom & DadWhat Alateen means to Alateen members. For parents, teachers, friends, and others. Six pages.


Al-Anon's Co-Founders

 

Al-Anon's Co-FoundersAbout Al-Anon's beginnings, and how Lois W. and Anne B. began our fellowship. Six pages.


Service Sponsorship: Working Smarter Not Harder

 

Service Sponsorship: Working Smarter Not HarderBenefits of not doing it alone by having or being a Service Sponsor are explained. Includes tips for effective service experiences. Eight pages.


Al-Anon Is For Men

 

Al-Anon Is For MenHelps men identify typical reactions to alcoholism in another person. Six pages.


How Can I Help My Children?

 

How Can I Help My Children?Inspiring stories from parents describe how they helped their children understand the family disease of alcoholism. 24 pages.


To the Mother and Father of an Alcoholic

 

To the Mother and Father of an AlcoholicSharings from parents of alcoholics and answers to frequently asked questions help relieve the fear, anger, blame, guilt, and confusion of realizing your child is an alcoholic. 16 pages.


The Al-Anon Focus

 

The Al-Anon FocusAl-Anon members who are recovering alcoholics describe how focusing on the Al-Anon approach has helped them face the effects of someone else's drinking. Six pages.


The Al-Anon Focus

 

The Al-Anon FocusAl-Anon members who are recovering alcoholics describe how focusing on the Al-Anon approach has helped them face the effects of someone else's drinking. Six pages.


Al-Anon Family Groups Welcomes Gays and Lesbians

 

Al-Anon Family Groups Welcomes Gays and LesbiansOutreach tool for gays and lesbians shares that hope and help are available in Al-Anon. Six pages. Click here for free download.


Al-Anon Is for All People of Color

 

Al-Anon Is for All People of ColorOutreach tool for people of color can help them identify a need for the Al-Anon program. Six pages. Click here for free download.


Al-Anon Welcomes Adult Children of Alcoholics

 

Al-Anon Welcomes Adult Children of AlcoholicsOutreach tool for those who grew up with alcoholism is ideal for outreach both inside and outside the fellowship. Six pages. Click here for free download.


Al-Anon's Path to Recovery...for Native Americans...

 

Al-Anon's Path to Recovery...for Native Americans...Outreach tool for those who grew up with alcoholism is ideal for outreach both inside and outside the fellowship. Six pages. Click here for free download.

 
 
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