Resources for Professionals

Counselors, therapists and others in a range of professions encourage the friends and families of problem drinkers to attend Al-Anon or Alateen meetings, where clients and patients can find understanding and support that complements and reinforces professional treatment.

To assist professionals, Al-Anon Family Groups offers a variety of resources.


AFA magazine

Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism magazine

Our outreach magazine introduces Al-Anon to anyone unfamiliar with our program.

First Steps to Recovery


These audio presentations can be downloaded for people who learn by listening. They give some of the flavor of an Al-Anon meeting, while answering commonly-asked questions. Refer your patients to the Web site or invite them to subscribe to the RSS feed.

Listen to a counselor talk about the change she saw after patients attended Al-Anon meetings

e-News for Professionals


Keep in touch with Al-Anon Family Groups.

Subscribe to e-News for Professionals, an occasional e-mail broadcast that informs professionals about current Al-Anon activities that may be of interest.

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