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Home Page

Our Home Page welcomes you to the District 5 Al-Anon web site and to the Al-Anon program, and provides the following information:

The Al-Anon Declaration is posted on our home page.

What is Al-Anon?

Includes the Suggested Al-Anon Preamble to the Twelve Steps.

Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

PDF file of the Al-Anon pamphlet, “Detachment” (S19).

                        Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

What is Al-Anon District 5?

Para información sobre el programa de Al-Anón en español: (Link to Al-Anon information in Spanish.)

Pour l'information de Al-Anon en Français: (Link to Al-Anon information in French.)

What’s New on our web site – this area will let you know when we post new information.

Search engine – this will allow you to search the entire District 5 web site by entering a search term or terms.

 

To Newcomers Page

Our Newcomer’s Page welcomes potential newcomers to Al-Anon and provides information to help new people learn about the Al-Anon and Alateen  programs.

Who is Al-Anon for, who attends Al-Anon meetings, membership requirements.

PDF file of the pamphlet, “Are You Troubled By Someone's Drinking? Al-Anon Is For You!” (S-17).

                        Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

Link to view Al-Anon Public Service Announcements on the Al-Anon World Services web site.

What happens at Al-Anon meetings.

PDF file of the Serenity Prayer.

Speaking at meetings.

How does Al-Anon work and how can Al-Anon help.

Confidentiality and anonymity in Al-Anon.

What is the cost?

What is alcoholism, and who is affected by alcoholism?

Finding an Al-Anon meeting.

Types of Al-Anon meetings.

On Line Al-Anon meetings.

Al-Anon Lone Member Service for people who can not attend face to face meetings.

What is a “home group”?

Getting started in Al-Anon.

To people dealing with violence or potential violence.

Why “should” I go to Al-Anon?

What local (District 5) professionals say about Al-Anon.

Al-Anon Adult Children.

PDF file of the Al-Anon pamphlet, “Did You Grow Up With A Problem Drinker?” (S-25).

                        Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

Alateen (for young people.)

What is sponsorship in Al-Anon and Alateen.

What is “spiritual not religious?”

For people planning an intervention.

For family/friends of people who use drugs. 

Al-Anon literature.

The Al-Anon Slogans.

PDF file describing Al-Anon’s Slogans.

The Al-Anon Three Legacies.

The Al-Anon Twelve Steps.

PDF file of the Twelve Steps of Al-Anon.

Al-Anon’s Twelve Steps, copyright 1996 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 

Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

The Al-Anon Twelve Traditions.

PDF file of the Twelve Traditions of Al-Anon.

Al-Anon’s Twelve Traditions, copyright 1996 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 

Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

The Al-Anon Twelve Concepts of Service.

PDF file of the Twelve Concepts of Service of Al-Anon.

Al-Anon’s Twelve Concepts of Service, copyright 1996 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 

Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

 

To/For Young Adults Page

Our Young Adult’s Page welcomes potential newcomers in their teens to thirties to Al-Anon and provides information about the Al-Anon that is targeted to this age range.

            Welcome to young adults coming to Al-Anon.

            Meetings for young adults in District 5.

            Why people in their teens to thirties come to Al-Anon.

            How to know if Al-Anon may be right for you.

            Suggestions for young adults who may be interested in Al-Anon.

            Stories written by Al-Anon members in their teens – thirties.

 

About Alateen Page

Our Alateen Page provides information about the Alateen  program and links to resources for Alateen sponsors.

About Alateen.

Alateen Literature.

PDF file of the Al-Anon publication, “Facts About Alateen” (P-41.

Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

PDF file of the Al-Anon publication, “Is Someone's Drinking Getting To You? Alateen Is For You!” (S-20.

Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

PDF file of a newsletter for Alateen members, “Alateen

 Talk

.”  

                        Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

About Alateen Sponsorship.

            PDF file of the Al-Anon publication, “Alateen Sponsorship--Is It For You?” (S-27.

                        Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

PDF file for a guideline for members interested in starting Alateen meetings in schools (G-5.

Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA.

PDF file for a guideline for Area Alateen coordinators (G-24.

Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA.

PDF file for a guideline for Alateen conferences (G-16.

Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA.

Becoming an Alateen sponsor or becoming involved with Alateen service in Michigan.

w PDF file of the form for Al-Anon members to become involved in service to Alateen.

w PDF file of the form for the “background check” required for certification.

w PDF file of the form for Alateen group registration and for updating Alateen group records.  (This form is used to update Alateen group records with both the Michigan Area and World Service Office, and is sent to the Michigan Area Alateen coordinator.)

w PDF file of the state guidelines describing Michigan AFG Required Guidelines for Alateen Service.

About Al-Anon Adult Children Page

Our Al-Anon Adult Children page provides information about the Al-Anon Adult Children  program, which is part of the Al-Anon Family Groups.

How Al-Anon can help adult children of alcoholics.

Al-Anon Adult Children meetings.

Al-Anon Adult Children literature.

Al-Anon Adult Children stories.

PDF file of the Al-Anon publication, “Did You Grow Up With A Problem Drinker?”

To Professionals Page

Our To Professionals Page provides information especially for professionals who work with people affected by alcoholism. The information on this page will help professionals learn about how the Al-Anon program can help their clients, and information that will be useful for making referrals to Al-Anon.

Overview of Al-Anon, for professionals.

A note to students and other observers.

Al-Anon literature for professionals who work with people affected by alcoholism.

What professionals in the District 5 area say about Al-Anon (includes PDF files.)

Includes links to the following PDF fact sheets and files for professionals:

All the following are reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

PDF file of “Fact Sheet for Professionals” (S-37)

PDF file of “Al-Anon/Alateen Institutions Group Meetings” (S-22) (guidelines for meetings in institutions)

PDF file of “Spiritual Leaders” fact sheet (OS1)

PDF file of “To Doctors” fact sheet (OD2)

PDF file of “To a Lawyer” fact sheet (OL3)

PDF file of “To the Police” fact sheet (OP4)

PDF file of “To My Teacher” fact sheet (OT5)

PDF file of “Human Services Professional” fact sheet (OH6)

PDF file of “Student Assistance Professional” fact sheet (OSP7)

Literature Page

Our Literature Page provides information on the types of “conference-approved” Al-Anon literature and materials produced by the Al-Anon World Services Office and how they can be accessed.

Overview of Al-Anon conference-approved literature.

Finding Al-Anon Literature.

Finding Al-Anon literature on line.

Alateen Literature.

The Forum (Al-Anon’s monthly magazine.)

The Serenity Sentinel, Al-Anon’s Michigan Area newsletter.

Literature and Materials for Blind/Visually Impaired and for people with other types of reading challenges.

           

Local Meetings Page for Al-Anon District 5 in Michigan

Our Meetings Page provides information on Al-Anon, Alateen, Al-Anon Adult Children, and open AA meetings in Washtenaw County and surrounding areas, including Ann Arbor, Belleville, Chelsea, Saline, and Ypsilanti.

Includes a link to a printer-friendly District 5 meeting list in Word

Includes a link to a printer-friendly District 5 meeting list in a PDF file

Meetings in Ann Arbor.

Meetings in Belleville.

Meetings in Chelsea.

Meetings in Saline.

Meetings in Ypsilanti.

Calendar of Meetings for Al-Anon District 5 in Michigan

Our Calendar of Meetings Page provides a searchable calendar listing all Al-Anon Family Group meetings in the District 5 area. The calendar shows meetings on each day in the calendar month, and can be adjusted to show a list of all meetings for each day in chronological order.

Al-Anon Events Page

Our Events Page provides information on Al-Anon/Alateen events in our District, Area (Michigan,) and nation-wide..

               Al-Anon events.

Other events.

Nationwide events calendar.

Announcements Page

Our Announcements Page provides updates on issues and changes affecting members of District 5 of Al-Anon/Alateen.

Business meetings.

Monthly District 5 announcements.

            Includes a PDF file of the monthly District 5 announcements in a print-friendly form.

Announcements of new ideas for District 5.

Announcements of Al-Anon service opportunities, including meeting support opportunities and speaking opportunities.

Includes a link to a PDF file of the Seventh Tradition of Al-Anon.

            Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

Announcements of District 5 meeting changes and updates

Announcements of District news

Announcements of Michigan Area news.

Announcements of World Service Office news.

            Includes an announcement and PDF file of Al-Anon/Alateen recognition in the Congressional Record.

News/Events/Business Archive Page

Our News/Events Archive Page maintains records of past Al-Anon news, Al-Anon events, District 5 announcements and business, and Web site changes.

News, Business, events section.

Meeting updates/changes section.

Web site development section.

Past year’s archives in a PDF file: 2006 archives.

Bulletin Board Page

Our Bulletin Board  Page posts contributions from Al-Anon/Alateen members sharing their experience, strength, hope and wisdom on a variety of topics.

            Bulletin Board for Al-Anon members to post their contributions on various topics.

Area to post Al-Anon greetings, congratulations, messages, thanks-you’s, holiday greetings, and other messages to/for other members.

            Al-Anon members’ contributions of poetry, essays, and other creative writing.

            We also have a District 5 Gratitude List connected to the Bulletin Board page.

            We also have a Twelve Steps sharings page connected to the Bulletin Board page.

We also have a Twelve Traditions sharings page connected to the Bulletin Board page.

We also have a Al-Anon Slogans page connected to the Bulletin Board page

Member’s Stories Page

Our Member’s Stories Page is under development. We expect to post personal stories sharing the experience, strength and hope of District 5 Al-Anon/Alateen members soon!

Al-Anon District 5 member’s stories contributed by District 5 members.

Alateen member’s stories.

Stories from parents of alcoholics.

Stories from adult children of alcoholics who are members of Al-Anon.

Stories from young people who are members of Al-Anon.

Stories by survivors of violence who are members of Al-Anon.

A link to Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism on the Al-Anon World Services site.

Al-Anon member’s stories reprinted from the Forum, Al-Anon’s monthly world-wide magazine.

Grief and Loss Page

Our Grief and Loss page is dedicated to people grieving the loss of someone they love due to death related to alcohol problems.

        How Al-Anon/Alateen can help members who have lost a loved one to alcoholism.

            Other resources for members who have lost a loved one to alcoholism.

            Al-Anon/Alateen literature suggestions for members who have lost a loved one to alcoholism.

            Contributions from professionals on how Al-Anon helps people experiencing grief and loss due to alcoholism.

            Stories from members who have lost a loved one to alcoholism.

Al-Anon-Related Links and Resources Page

Our Links and Resources Page provides contact information and links to Al-Anon information and to Alcoholics Anonymous information.

Links to the Michigan Al-Anon Family Groups web site.

Links to the Al-Anon Family Groups World Services Office web site.

Links to Alcoholics Anonymous sites.

PLEASE NOTE: Al-Anon’s Sixth Tradition states, “Although a separate entity, we should always cooperate with Alcoholics Anonymous.” Sixth Tradition quote is reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

Groups’/Members’ Corner Page

Our Groups’/Members’ Corner page provides information of particular interest to Al-Anon groups and members. 

All the following are reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

Groups’ and Members’ Corner

The Al-Anon Three Legacies.

The Al-Anon Twelve Steps.

            Includes a link to a PDF file of the Twelve Steps of Al-Anon.

Al-Anon’s Twelve Steps, copyright 1996 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 

Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

The Al-Anon Twelve Traditions.

            Includes a link to a PDF file of the Twelve Traditions of Al-Anon.

Al-Anon’s Twelve Traditions, copyright 1996 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 

Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

The Al-Anon Twelve Concepts of Service.

            Includes a link to a PDF file of the Twelve Concepts of Service of Al-Anon.

Al-Anon’s Twelve Concepts of Service, copyright 1996 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 

Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

The Al-Anon General Warranties.

            Includes a link to a PDF file of the General Warranties of Al-Anon.

The Serenity Prayer.

            Includes a link to PDF files of the “short version” of the Serenity Prayer and to the “long version” of the Serenity Prayer.

            Includes a link to two PDF files of Serenity Prayer bookmarkers.

The Al-Anon Slogans.

PDF file describing Al-Anon’s Slogans.

Printable files with wallet-sized slogan and Serenity prayer cards.

Structure and organization of Al-Anon.

Resources for Al-Anon members and groups from the Al-Anon World Services Office, including directions to access the member’s area of the Al-Anon World Services site, how to access the Al-Anon/Alateen service manual, information about the Groups At Work booklet, and information about the group binder.

Guidelines for Al-Anon/Alateen members and groups.

All the following are reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

PDF file of Guidelines for members interested in speaking (G-1).

PDF file of Guidelines for beginner’s meetings (G-2).

PDF file of Guidelines for Al-Anon Information Services (AIS) (G-4).

PDF file of Alateen Meetings in Schools (G-5).

PDF file of Area Literature Coordinators (G-6).

PDF file of Al-Anon/Alateen participation in an area Alcoholics Anonymous convention (G-7).

PDF file of Taking Group Inventory (G-8).

PDF file of Outreach to Institutions (G-9).

PDF file of Outreach to the public (G-10).

PDF file of Group Representative (G-11).

PDF file of Starting an Al-Anon Group (G-12).

PDF file of Suggested programs for meetings (G-13).

PDF file of Services in correctional facilities (G-14).

PDF file of District meetings (G-15).

PDF file of Alateen conferences (G-16).

PDF file of Literature Distribution Centers (G-18).

PDF file of Starting an Alateen Group (G-19).

PDF file of Al-Anon/Alateen area conventions (G-20).

PDF file of Guidelines for newsletter editors (G-21).

PDF file of A meeting on wheels (G-22).

PDF file of Area Alateen coordinators (G-24).

PDF file of The open Al-Anon meeting (G-27).

PDF file of Outreach to professionals (G-29).

PDF file of Area archives (G-30).

PDF file of Ordering Literature (G-31).

PDF file of Area Forum coordinators (G-32).

PDF file of Alateen Safety Guidelines (G-34).

PDF file of Group records coordinator (G-36).

PDF file of District representative (G-37).

PDF file of Area public outreach coordinator (G-38)

Groups’ Corner

The suggested Al-Anon Preamble to the Twelve Steps.

        The suggested Opening and Closing for Al-Anon meetings.

The Al-Anon Declaration.

Includes a link to a PDF file of the Al-Anon Declaration.

Al-Anon’s Declaration, reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

Congressional recognition of Al-Anon and Alateen.

Members’ Corner 

Just For Today.

Includes a link to a PDF file of the Al-Anon “Just For Today” bookmark (M12). 

Affirmations shared by Al-Anon members.

Ideas for Al-Anon member service.

Al-Anon’s history, including biographies of Anne S., Anne B., and Lois W.

Link to a page with a Recovery calculator – calculate your Al-Anon recovery milestones to the millisecond, and see when your next milestone will occur.

Al-Anon Structure Page

Our Al-Anon Structure Page provides a general overview of the structure within the Al-Anon organization, from the membership through the Al-Anon World Services.

            The Three Legacies (Al-Anon’s guiding principles.)

The Twelve Steps.

Includes a link to a PDF file of the Twelve Steps of Al-Anon.

Al-Anon’s Twelve Steps, copyright 1996 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 

Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

The Twelve Traditions.

Includes a link to a PDF file of the Twelve Traditions of Al-Anon.

Al-Anon’s Twelve Traditions, copyright 1996 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 

Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

The Twelve Concepts of Service.

                        Includes a link to a PDF file of the Twelve Concepts of Service of Al-Anon.

Al-Anon’s Twelve Concepts of Service, copyright 1996 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 

Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

The General Warranties of Al-Anon.

            Includes a link to a PDF file of the Warranties of Service of Al-Anon.

            Overview of Al-Anon structure.

            Al-Anon’s membership.

            Al-Anon/Alateen organization at the group level.

            Al-Anon/Alateen organization at the district level.

            Al-Anon Information Services (Intergroups.)

            Al-Anon organization at the area level.

                        Area Assemblies.

                        Area World Service Committee Meetings.

                        Includes a link to a PDF file listing the 49 districts in Michigan Area 027.

            Al-Anon World Services.

            The Al-Anon World Service Conference.

            The Al-Anon World Service Office.

            Al-Anon Regional Service Seminars.

                        Includes a link to a Regional Services Seminar pamphlet.

Al-Anon District 5 organization.

            Al-Anon/Alateen officers and a PDF file describing District 5 officers’ service responsibilities. 

Includes a PDF file of “Links Of Service” (S-28) (pictorial representation of the Al-Anon service structure.)

Includes a PDF file of “Joy Of Service” (S-57) (pictorial representation of the opportunities for and personal benefits of providing Al-Anon service beyond the group level.)

Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

            Responsibilities of the group representative.

            Responsibilities of the district representative.               

Al-Anon District 5 Business Page

Our District 5 business page includes business, projects, issues, happenings, messages, reminders, information and forms that may be of interest to District 5 officers and to members who are interested in District 5 business issues. 

District 5 reminders, messages, current business, and projects.

District 5 meeting minutes.

District 5 current meeting minutes.

District 5 archived meeting minutes.

Group names and World Service Office group I.D. numbers for registered Al-Anon groups in District 5

Updated Mailing Information for Group Contributions.

            Includes a link to a PDF file of the Seventh Tradition of Al-Anon.

            Reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

Group registration and group records information and forms.

            World Service Office registration and group records form.

Michigan Area registration directions.

Alateen registration form.

Links to Al-Anon and Alateen Newsletters from the World Service Office.

District 5 officers and committee chairs and a PDF file describing District 5 officers’ service responsibilities. 

Contact Us Page

Our Contact Us Page includes the telephone number and e-mail address to contact District 5 of Al-Anon (in Michigan.)

List of Al-Anon Pamphlets and Materials and Other PDF Documents Posted On This Site

Our PDF files are linked from various sections/pages of this site; a list of all PDF documents on our site follows:

Al-Anon and Alateen Registration Forms

PDF file of the form to register group records with the Al-Anon World Service Office.

PDF file of the Alateen registration form.

Local District/Area materials

PDF file of the District 5 meetings list (printer-friendly.)

Word file of the District 5 meetings list (printer-friendly.)

PDF files of District 5 meeting minutes are posted on our District 5 business page.

PDF file of the current month’s District 5 announcements for group representatives/others to bring to their meetings.

PDF files describing individual local meetings are posted in the “notes” column of the Local Meetings page.

PDF files of Al-Anon District 5 member’s personal recovery stories are posted on the Stories page.

PDF files of archives of previous year’s news, events, business and web site development is posted on the News/Events Archives page.

A PDF file listing the 49 districts in Michigan (Area 027) is posted on our Al-Anon structure page.

A PDF file describing open A.A. meetings.

A PDF file describing District 5 officers’ service responsibilities is posted on our District 5 Business page and Al-Anon Structure page. 

PDF files contributed by professionals describing their view of Al-Anon on the To Professionals page.

PDF file of guidelines for becoming involved with Alateen service in Michigan.

w Files of the forms required to be submitted to Al-Anon Family Groups of Michigan, for Alateen sponsor.

w Files of the form required to be submitted to Al-Anon Family Groups of Michigan for the background check for members to become involved with Alateen service.

Affirmations

        PDF file of affirmations written and shared by Al-Anon members at an Al-Anon workshop.

Stories

PDF files of stories reprinted from the Forum, Al-Anon’s monthly magazine, are listed on and accessible from our Member’s Stories page.

PDF files of Al-Anon District 5 member’s personal recovery stories are posted on our Member’s Stories page.

All stories from the Forum are reprinted with permission of The Forum, © Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.,

Virginia Beach, VA. All Rights Reserved

Al-Anon Pamphlets and Publications of General Interest (Conference Approved Literature)

All the following are reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

PDF file of the Al-Anon pamphlet, “Are You Troubled By Someone's Drinking? Al-Anon Is For You!” (S-17) (in bookmark form)

PDF file of a reader-friendly reprint of the Al-Anon pamphlet, “Are You Troubled By Someone’s Drinking? Al-Anon Is For You!” (S-17)

PDF file of the Al-Anon pamphlet, “Detachment” (S-19)

For Al-Anon Adult Children:

                        All the following are reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

PDF file of the Al-Anon pamphlet, “Did You Grow Up With A Problem Drinker?” (S-25) (for adult children of alcoholics)

For or About Alateen:

            All the following are reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

PDF file of the Al-Anon publication, “Alateen Sponsorship--Is It For You?” (S-27)

PDF file of excerpts from an issue of “Alateen Talk.” (newsletter for teens)

PDF file of the Al-Anon publication, “Facts About Alateen” (P-41)

PDF file of the Al-Anon pamphlet, “Is Someone's Drinking Getting To You? Alateen Is For You!” (S-20)

PDF file for a guideline for members interested in starting Alateen meetings in schools (G-5)

PDF file for a guideline for Area Alateen coordinators (G-24)

PDF file for a guideline for Alateen conferences (G-16)

PDF file of Alateen Safety Guidelines (G-34)

Also,

w PDF file of the form for Al-Anon members to become involved in service to Alateen.

w PDF file of the form for the “background check” required for certification.

w PDF file of the form for Alateen group registration and for updating Alateen group records.  (This form is used to update Alateen group records with both the Michigan Area and World Service Office, and is sent to the Michigan Area Alateen coordinator.)

w PDF file of the state guidelines describing Michigan AFG Required Guidelines for Alateen Service.

Al-Anon Pamphlets and Publications of Interest to Professionals Who Work With People Affected By Alcoholism (Conference Approved Literature)

All the following are reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

PDF file of “Al-Anon/Alateen Institutions Group Meetings” (S-22) (guidelines for meetings in institutions)

PDF file of “Fact Sheet for Professionals” (S-37)

PDF file of “To Doctors” fact sheet (OD2)

PDF file of “Human Services Professional” fact sheet (OH6)

PDF file of “To a Lawyer” fact sheet (OL3)

PDF file of “To the Police” fact sheet (OP4)

PDF file of “Spiritual Leaders” fact sheet (OS1)

PDF file of “Student Assistance Professional” fact sheet (OSP7)

PDF file of “To My Teacher” fact sheet (OT5)

 

Al-Anon Guidelines developed by the World Service Office for members and groups

All the following are reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

PDF file of Guidelines for members interested in speaking (G-1).

PDF file of Guidelines for beginner’s meetings (G-2).

PDF file of Guidelines for Al-Anon Information Services (AIS) (G-4).

PDF file of Alateen Meetings in Schools (G-5).

PDF file of Area Literature Coordinators (G-6).

PDF file of Al-Anon/Alateen participation in an area Alcoholics Anonymous convention (G-7).

PDF file of Taking Group Inventory (G-8).

PDF file of Outreach to Institutions (G-9).

PDF file of Outreach to the public (G-10).

PDF file of Group Representative (G-11).

PDF file of Starting an Al-Anon Group (G-12).

PDF file of Suggested programs for meetings (G-13).

PDF file of Services in correctional facilities (G-14).

PDF file of District meetings (G-15).

PDF file of Alateen conferences (G-16).

PDF file of Literature Distribution Centers (G-18).

PDF file of Starting an Alateen Group (G-19).

PDF file of Al-Anon/Alateen area conventions (G-20).

PDF file of Guidelines for newsletter editors (G-21).

PDF file of A meeting on wheels (G-22).

PDF file of Area Alateen coordinators (G-24).

PDF file of The open Al-Anon meeting (G-27).

PDF file of Outreach to professionals (G-29).

PDF file of Area archives (G-30).

PDF file of Ordering Literature (G-31).

PDF file of Area Forum coordinators (G-32).

PDF file of Group records coordinator (G-36).

PDF file of District representative (G-37).

PDF file of Area public outreach coordinator (G-38)

PDF file of “Al-Anon/Alateen Institutions Group Meetings” (S-22) (guidelines for meetings in institutions)

PDF file of “Links Of Service” (S-28) (pictorial representation of the Al-Anon service structure.)

PDF file of “Joy Of Service” (S-57) (pictorial representation of the opportunities for and personal benefits of providing Al-Anon service beyond the group level.)

Al-Anon Program Materials

All of the following are reprinted with permission of ©Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA

PDF file of the Al-Anon Declaration.

PDF file describing Al-Anon’s Slogans.

PDF file of the short version of the Serenity Prayer and the long version of the Serenity prayer.

PDF files with printable wallet-sized cards of the slogans and Serenity prayer (jpg files also accessible.)

PDF file of the Twelve Steps of Al-Anon.

Al-Anon’s Twelve Steps, copyright 1996 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 

Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

PDF file of the Twelve Traditions of Al-Anon.

Al-Anon’s Twelve Traditions, copyright 1996 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 

Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

PDF file of the Twelve Concepts of Service of Al-Anon.

Al-Anon’s Twelve Concepts of Service, copyright 1996 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 

Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

PDF file of the General Warranties of Al-Anon.

PDF file of the Seventh Tradition of Al-Anon.

Other PDF files

PDF file of a Regional Services Seminar pamphlet.

PDF file of the record of Al-Anon/Alateen recognition in the Congressional Record.

PDF files describing Al-Anon’s history.

- The roots: Al-Anon’s early history intertwines with A.A.

- The beginning: Al-Anon Family Groups come to be.

- Al-Anon groups grow and flourish.

- Alateen: Help, Hope and Recovery for teenage children of alcoholics.

            PDF files describing Al-Anon pioneers and co-founders.

- The Pioneers: a brief introduction to those who paved the way to today’s Al-Anon fellowship.

- Anne S.: an early proponent of practicing spiritual principles for family recovery.

- Lois W.: an Al-Anon co-founder.

- Anne B.: an Al-Anon co-founder.

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