How Al-Anon Works for Families and Friends of Alcoholics opens wide the door to a remarkable fellowship of courageous men and women who have experienced the sometimes subtle, but nonetheless, devastating effects of another's alcoholism. It invites us in to see how Al-Anon helps families of alcoholics to overcome even the most negative aspects of their lives and, in turn, extend hope and help to others. This is the essential book on Al-Anon Family Groups. It answers every question we might think to ask including, "Can Al-Anon help me?".
Even the casual reader is captivated by pages filled with refreshing, down-to-earth wisdom drawn from thousands of Al-Anon members sharing their very personal experience, strength, and hope. Sparks of recognition and understanding flash again and again as we begin to grasp the enormous impact the alcoholism of someone close has had on our physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. To the millions of men, women, and children who have been affected by the alcoholism of another, this book extends the most precious of all gifts -- hope.
Part I: Contains an overview of the Al-Anon program including chapters such as; The Twelve Steps, The Family Disease of Alcoholism, Service, Al-Anon's History, and much more.
Part II: A collection of 43 personal stories from members of the Al-Anon program including stories from people of all ages including the youth of the Ala-Teen program.
Dimensions: 5-1/2" x 8-1/4" x 1-1/4"
Soft Cover (416 Pages) - Indexed for use as a tool for studying certain concepts and/or topics related to the Al-Anon program.
Publisher: Al-Anon Family Group
Published Year: 1995