People in Hazelden-style recovery (Nagy calls them “PIRs”) can present challenges, since, as Nagy learned by dating several of them, stopping drinking or using is not necessarily the end of the matter.Readers should know that the book is written from the perspective of a member of Al-Anon, who is also a firm believer in the 12 Steps.And she correctly points out that the AA Big Book is “written in an old-fashioned style that hearkens back to the 1930s,” when the amateur self-help group known as AA was founded.
District 19 Al-Anon is launching a newsletter this June and we're looking for writers and anniversary dates.
Contentment, and even happiness, is possible whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.
Alateen, a vital part of the Al-Anon Family Groups, is for younger members seeking help while walking through life with an alcoholic parent, other close relative or friend.
There is a message of hope and help in the program of Al-Anon Family Groups.
Women, men and children who were once lonely, lost and helpless because of someone’s drinking, today have courage and confidence in Al-Anon and Alateen.