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The following literature is on sale for $8.62 (less than half priced) until December 31:

  • B-5 The Al-Anon Family Groups – Classic Edition
  • B-30 Discovering Choices
  • B-31 Many Voices, One Journey

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Al-Anon Is for Men

Al-Anon Is for Men

Straightforward information helps men identify typical reactions to alcoholism in another person. Six pages. P-1

Al-Anon, You and the Alcoholic

Al-Anon, You and the Alcoholic

Q & A basics address the most frequently asked concerns about Al-Anon and how it helps. Eight pages. P-2

Alcoholism, a Merry-Go-Round Named Denial

Alcoholism, a Merry-Go-Round Named Denial

An Al-Anon classic! Dramatic analogy helps family members and friends see roles they play in the lives of alcoholics. 24 pages. P-3

Alcoholism, the Family Disease

Longtime 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. P-4, P-4L Large Print

Freedom from Despair

A message of hope for those faced with alcoholism, a problem they can’t solve alone. Four pages. P-6

A Guide for the Family of the Alcoholic

A clear and realistic look at alcoholism, problems encountered by those close to the alcoholic, and choices available to the family. 12 pages. P-7

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. P-9

Purpose and Suggestions

Al-Anon's first pamphlet describes our fellowship's purpose and suggestions for applying it to improve our lives. Six pages. P-13

So You Love an Alcoholic

So You Love an Alcoholic

Suggests first steps to take for a changed attitude toward the alcoholic. Unexpected answers to the question, “What shall I do?” Six pages. P-14

Three Views of Al-Anon — Alcoholics Speak to the Family

Three Views of Al-Anon — Alcoholics Speak to the Family

Includes "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. P-15

To the Mother and Father of an Alcoholic

To the Mother and Father of an Alcoholic

Sharings 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. P-16

The Twelve Steps and Traditions

The Twelve Steps and Traditions

A pocket-sized starter guide to Al-Anon's Steps and Traditions. Also includes the "Three Obstacles to Success in Al-Anon." 24 pages. P-17

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. P-19

Sponsorship, What It’s All About

Sponsorship, What It’s All About

Basic explanation of sponsorship provides guidance on finding a Sponsor, what to expect, and suggestions for Sponsors. 16 pages. P-31

This Is Al-Anon

This Is Al-Anon

Mini meeting guide includes Al-Anon's Suggested Welcome; Preamble; Serenity Prayer; Twelve Steps, Traditions, Concepts of Service; the slogans; and Closing. 12 pages. P-32

Why Anonymity in Al-Anon?

Describes personal anonymity as a spiritual principle and how to respect members' confidentiality in everyday situations. Eight pages. P-33

Why Conference Approved Literature?

Why Conference Approved Literature?

About Al-Anon literature, how it is developed from members' shared experiences, and the importance of using it exclusively at Al-Anon/Alateen meetings. Six pages. P-35

Al-Anon Fact File

Factual information for the general public, media, and professional community. Eight pages. P-36

The Al-Anon Focus

The Al-Anon Focus

Al-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. P-45

The Al-Anon Focus

Al-Anon Sharings from Adult Children

Lingering effects of parental alcoholism are illustrated through personal stories. Includes section on how adult children apply the Twelve Steps. 24 pages. P-47

Understanding Ourselves and Alcoholism

Understanding Ourselves and Alcoholism

Learn about the disease and how compulsion, addiction, obsession, and denial affect alcoholics and those close to them. Six pages. P-48

Al-Anon Spoken Here

Al-Anon Spoken Here

Keeping 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. P-53

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

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

Explains Al-Anon's third Legacy for worldwide service in an easy-to-understand manner. Illustrated. 32 pages. P-57

Al-Anon's Twelve Traditions Illustrated

Al-Anon's Twelve Traditions Illustrated

Al-Anon's second Legacy described with simplicity and humor to help us grasp the principles of the Twelve Traditions. Illustrated. 32 pages. P-60

Does She Drink Too Much?

Does She Drink Too Much?

Men affected by women alcoholics share how Al-Anon has helped them. Six pages. P-62

Anonymity

Anonymity

Brief explanation of personal anonymity, as well as ways it is kept and ways it can be broken. Four pages. P-65

Alateens Share with Adults in Their Lives

What Alateen means to Alateen members. For parents, teachers, friends, and others. Six pages. P-67

Al-Anon Family Groups Welcomes Gays and Lesbians

Al-Anon Family Groups Welcomes Gays and Lesbians

Outreach tool for gays and lesbians shares that hope and help are available in Al-Anon. Six pages.
S-70

What Happens After Treatment?

What Happens After Treatment?

Ideal handout for professionals and facilities. English/Spanish.
P-81ES

Living in a Shelter?

Ideal handout for professionals and facilities. English/Spanish.
P-82ES

Al-Anon's Co-Founders

About Al-Anon's beginnings, and how Lois W. and Anne B. began our fellowship. Six pages. P-87

Service Sponsorship: Working Smarter, Not Harder

Service Sponsorship: Working Smarter, Not Harder

Benefits of not doing it alone by having or being a Service Sponsor are explained. Includes tips for effective service experiences. Eight pages. P-88

Doubting Your Sanity?

Doubting Your Sanity?

Ideal handout for professionals and facilities. English/Spanish.
P-89ES

Al-Anon/Alateen Groups At Work

Al-Anon/Alateen Groups At Work

Indispensable guide for conducting meetings. Includes Meeting Format, Al-Anon's history, how to start meetings, and other topics to help develop and maintain healthy groups. 74 pages. P-24

2010-2013 Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual

Al-Anon's policies, suggestions for groups, our service structure, and the Twelve Concepts of Service are described in detail. A "must-have" handbook for Al-Anon trusted servants. Revised 2010. 296 pages. P-24/27

Living with Sobriety: Another Beginning

For everyone who is trying to accept change, let go of guilt and resentment, deal with disappointments, improve communication, and learn to be happy. Indexed. 48 pages. P-49

When I Got Busy, I Got Better

When I Got Busy, I Got Better

Participation in Al-Anon builds self-esteem and confidence. Members share service experiences in the Al-Anon program. 64 pages. P-78

Blueprint for Progress: Al-Anon’s Fourth Step Inventory (Revised)

Blueprint for Progress: Al-Anon’s Fourth Step Inventory (Revised)

Thought-provoking questions help readers gain positive insight and guidance in taking a searching and fearless moral inventory of themselves. 64 pages. P-91

Reaching for Personal Freedom

A workbook for using Al-Anon's Twelve Steps, Traditions, and Concepts of Service in one's personal life, it provides insightful examples from members and thought-provoking questions. 176 pages. P-92

Paths To Recovery Workbook

This companion piece to Paths to Recovery (B-24) contains the thought-provoking questions on each Step, Tradition, and Concept of Service found in the book, with space to write answers. 112 pages. P-93

The Dilemma of the Alcoholic Marriage

The Dilemma of the Alcoholic Marriage

Al-Anon can help with the unique problems of alcoholic relationships. Members share experiences with applying the Twelve Steps to their relationships. Softcover, indexed. 100 pages. B-4

The Al-Anon Family Groups — Classic Edition

The Al-Anon Family Groups — Classic Edition

With a new introduction, footnotes, and appendix, the original text connects us with Al-Anon’s roots. The hope that this book still offers the world is undeniable. Indexed. 208 pages. B-5

One Day at a Time in Al-Anon

One Day at a Time in Al-Anon

This Al-Anon classic offers inspirational daily readings relating Al-Anon philosophy to everyday situations. Indexed. 376 pages. B-6, B-14 Large Print Edition

Lois Remembers

Lois Remembers

Lois W., co-founder of Al-Anon, recalls the eventful years before and after the founding of AA and Al-Anon. Illustrated, softcover, Indexed. 204 pages. B-7

Al-Anon’s Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions

Al-Anon’s Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions

The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions come alive through essays, personal reflections and stories from Al-Anon members. Indexed. 142 pages. B-8

In All Our Affairs: Making Crises Work for You

In All Our Affairs: Making Crises Work for You

Al-Anon members' personal stories reveal how applying specific Al-Anon principles helped them through life’s difficult situations. Includes stories of dealing with death, divorce, violence, abuse, infidelity, and more. Softcover, indexed. 256 pages. B-15

Courage to Change: One Day at a Time in Al-Anon II

Courage to Change: One Day at a Time in Al-Anon II

This collection of insightful daily reflections reveals the surprisingly simple things that can transform lives. Indexed. 384 pages. B-16, B-17 Large Print Edition

From Survival to Recovery: Growing up in an Alcoholic Home

From Survival to Recovery: Growing up in an Alcoholic Home

The family disease of alcoholism is discussed with courage and rigorous honesty–revealing the pain, recovering the past, and renewing hope for all of us. Indexed. 302 pages. B-21

How Al-Anon Works for Families & Friends of Alcoholics

How Al-Anon Works for Families & Friends of Alcoholics

Al-Anon's "basic book" reflects the shared wisdom of Al-Anon members today. The most comprehensive book on Al-Anon for personal and meeting study. Indexed. 400 pages. B-22, B-32 Paperback

Paths to Recovery: Al-Anon’s Steps, Traditions, and Concepts

Paths to Recovery: Al-Anon’s Steps, Traditions, and Concepts

A guide for study of Al-Anon’s three legacies. Chapters on each Step, Tradition, and Concept of Service include insightful text, poignant personal stories, and thought-provoking questions for group or individual study. Indexed. 354 pages. B-24

Hope For Today

Hope For Today

This insightful new daily reader is a collection of thoughts and meditations based on the sharings of Al-Anon members who grew up with the family disease of alcoholism. Indexed. 378 pages. B-27, B-28 Large Print Edition

Opening Our Hearts, Transforming Our Losses

Opening Our Hearts, Transforming Our Losses

Grief and loss affect almost every aspect of living-or having lived-with alcoholism. Members share how they have learned to acknowledge and accept these losses with the help of Al-Anon Family Groups. Indexed, softcover. 201 pages. B-29

Discovering Choices

Discovering Choices

Recovery in relationships affected by alcoholism is explored in-depth as members share how they have improved a wide variety of relationships by using the program's tools. Indexed, softcover. 335 pages. B-30

Many Voices, One Journey

Al-Anon's story of growth and recovery as experienced by the fellowship and its members over the past 60 years. Sharings from archival papers, official documents, published articles, and personal recollections, interspersed with insightful discussion questions, highlight the changes faced by not only Al-Anon's members, but Al-Anon itself. Indexed, softcover. 426 pages. B-31

Alateen — Hope for Children of Alcoholics

Alateen — Hope for Children of Alcoholics

Basic introductory book for teens affected by someone else's drinking. Easy-to-understand explanation of alcoholism and the Alateen program. Indexed, softcover. 128 pages. B-3

Alateen: A Day at a Time

Alateen: A Day at a Time

Inspirational daily readings written by Alateen members. Indexed. 380 pages.
B-10

Courage To Be Me — Living with Alcoholism

Courage To Be Me — Living with Alcoholism

Filled with shared recovery by Alateen members. Softcover, indexed. 326 pages. B-23

Living Today in Alateen

Living Today in Alateen

A powerful, heartfelt daily reader from young people affected by someone else's drinking. We can all grow from the insight, honesty, inspiration, and wisdom shared by Alateen members worldwide. Indexed. 378 pages. B-26

Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions for Alateen

Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions for Alateen

Great meeting topic guide on our first two Legacies. Includes questions, discussions, and personal reflections by Alateen members. 60 pages. P-18

Youth and the Alcoholic Parent

Youth and the Alcoholic Parent

Questions and suggestions to help young people improve their own lives. 12 pages. P-21

If Your Parents Drink Too Much

If Your Parents Drink Too Much

Alateen's cartoon booklet. Three separate stories of teenagers with parents who have drinking problems. 24 pages. P-22

Guide for Sponsors of Alateen Groups

Concise, helpful information for sponsors. Six pages. P-29

Facts about Alateen

Facts about Alateen

Basic information about Alateen, for young people affected by someone else's drinking. Six pages.
P-41

Moving On! From Alateen to Al-Anon

Moving On! From Alateen to Al-Anon

Former Alateen members experience the joy of continued recovery in Al-Anon. 12 pages. P-59

Alateen Talks Back on: Acceptance

Alateen Talks Back on: Acceptance

Sharings from the Alateen Talk newsletter on timely and important topics: acceptance. P-68

Alateen Talks Back on: Serenity

Alateen Talks Back on: Serenity

Sharings from the Alateen Talk newsletter on timely and important topics: serenity. P-69

Alateen Talks Back on: Slogans

Sharings from the Alateen Talk newsletter on timely and important topics: slogans. P-70

Alateen Talks Back on: Detachment

Alateen Talks Back on: Detachment

Sharings from the Alateen Talk newsletter on timely and important topics: detachment. P-73

Alateen's 4th Step Inventory Workbook

Alateen's 4th Step Inventory Workbook

This workbook keeps it simple for members of any age with questions, cartoons, and space to write or draw your feelings. Includes new artwork. 48 pages. P-64

Alateens Share with Adults in Their Lives

What Alateen means to Alateen members. For parents, teachers, friends, and others. Six pages. P-67

Alateen Dos and Don'ts

Alateen Dos and Don'ts

Helpful suggestions on what to do-and what not to do. Wallet card. M-9

Just for Today (Alateen)

Just for Today (Alateen)

Offers Alateen ideas for making each day special and reminders for focusing on the present. M-11 Wallet Card, M-13 Book Mark

Alateen Program Card

Alateen Program Card

Wallet card with Alateen Preamble, Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions, and Serenity Prayer. M-18

Daily Checklist for Myself

Daily Checklist for Myself

For Alateen members taking a daily inventory, this handy Step Ten sheet can help. S-6

Has Your Life Been Affected by Someone Else's Drinking?

Has Your Life Been Affected by Someone Else's Drinking?

Alateen Is for You
Twenty questions for young people to decide if Alateen is for them.
S-20

Alateen Sponsorship — Is It for You?

Alateen Sponsorship — Is It for You?

Questions help Al-Anon members decide on Alateen sponsorship. S-27

Alateen Discount Package

Alateen Discount Package

Buy together and save on an assortment of Alateen pamphlets. Includes: P-18, P-21, P-22, P-31, P-41, P-59, P-67, S-6, M-9, and M-18. K-6

Alateen Discount Package with B-3

Alateen Discount Package with B-3

Buy together and save on the contents of the K-6 package plus "Alateen — Hope for Children of Alcoholics" (B-3.) K-7

Alateen Newcomer Packet

Alateen Newcomer Packet

Welcomes new Alateen members with helpful leaflets assembled in a sleeve. Includes P-21, P-22, P-41, P-67, S-4, S-20, M-9, M-13, M-18, and a sample issue of Alateen Talk. K-18