How Al-Anon Works

medium

In Al-Anon, members do not give direction or advice to other members. instead, they share their personal experiences and stories.

How can I find a meeting?

meeting pic

If someone else's drinking troubles you, attending Al-Anon and Alateen Family Group meetings can help.

Quick Links

!!!Please scroll to the bottom of the page for important information
regarding the impact of COVID-19 on meetings and events!!!

Virtual 43rd CT AFG Convention

"2020 Vision of Hope"

2021 Virtual AFG Convention
March 19 & 20, 2021

information is available
on our Convention Page 

Quick Links (click the back button to return to this page)

CT Al-Anon's Literature Distribution Center - LDC is currently accepting orders by phone, email, and USPS mail. Orders shipped one day a week on Tuesdays. Curbside pick-ups are available by appointment. Please click here for further information.

Check out all you need to know for Connecticut's very own LDC/Office (scroll down to the bottom of the page after clicking the link)

 

 

 

.

SAMPLE AL-ANON LITERATURE  


- AL-ANON's Twelve Steps, Traditions and Concepts
- Detachment: AL-ANON's view
- Just for Today: AL-ANON words to live by

 
THE SERENITY PRAYER

God, grant me the serenity

To accept the things I cannot change,

Courage to change the things I can,

And wisdom to know the difference.

AL-ANON Family Groups offer a wide range of literature covering topics relating to people affected by someone else's drinking.  You will find many of these publications available at AL-ANON meetings in Connecticut and elsewhere, including publications designed especially for AL-ANON beginners.  Many of these publications are made available for free at meetings through the donations of meeting participants.  Some, especially hard-cover books, are available at reasonable prices.  You can order AL-ANON literature through a local meeting, or order it directly from

 

Connecticut 's Literature Distribution Center

 

 CT AFG. Inc. 

277 Main Street

Hartford, CT 06106

(860)244-0022 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Literature can be ordered on the Literature Distribution Center page.

 

Key AL-ANON literature topics and materials include:

  • How to use and understand The AL-ANON Family Groups program

  • Learning about the effects of alcohol on the alcoholic and other people

  • How to recover from the effects of someone else's drinking

  • Marriage and alcoholism

  • How to improve our lives through emotional and spiritual growth (non-religious materials)

  • How teenagers can improve their lives when affected by someone else's drinking

  • How people attending AL-ANON meetings can help to improve AL-ANON

Please note that AL-ANON uses only literature approved by the AL-ANON Family Groups World Service Conference at AL-ANON meetings and functions.  This Conference Approved Literature (CAL) contains readings written by and selected by participants in the AL-ANON program, which are designed to follow the principles of AL-ANON.  These principles include the concept of neutrality and respect for the personal beliefs of individuals in the AL-ANON program.