Knowing my interest in learning, he informed me about an aa meeting oriented to young addicts (under 25) i look forward to the discussion i will hear there, as well as at my first al-anon meeting nonmaleficence is a medical student who blogs at his self-titled site, nonmaleficence. Reaction paper for aa and al anon meetings alcoholics anonymous meeting reaction paper i attended an aa meeting on april 5, 2010 before the meeting i seemed very anxious this was not my first meeting i have been to meetings before but they all seem to make me nervous. Sunday a new day, afg, sunday 6:00 pm st gabriel's episcopal church 1188 ben franklin highway east douglasville, pa 19518 please use back door entrance.
Each al-anon family group has but one purpose: to help families of alcoholics we do this by practicing the twelve steps of aa ourselves , by encouraging and understanding our alcoholic relatives, and by welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics. Al-anon and alateen meeting finder the link below will take you to al-anonorg georgia al-anon is not responsible for its content click == meeting finder =. Alcoholics anonymous, narcotics anonymous, or al-anon 1) do you agree to attend 4 open meetings of alcoholics anonymous, narcotics anonymous, or al-anon if you plan to attend a different type of support group, have you received approval from your instructor.
Alcoholics anonymous reaction paper when i saw the alcoholics anonymous assignment on our syllabus earlier this semester i thought, oh my god, i have to go to some stupid aa meeting in the weeks prior to attending the meeting, i was very nervous about attending it because i did not know what to expect. The meeting opened up and the person that was chairing the meeting was very warm and compassionate the al-anon meeting was basically the same as the alcoholics anonymous meeting the only difference was that there were family members and friends of the recovering addict/ alcoholic. Houston alanon - al-anon family groups in houston texas find alanon meetings in houston. The main stressors influencing newcomers' and members' initially attending an al-anon meeting were problems with their overall quality of life and home and relationships with their al-anon trigger (the person in your life who is the main reason you're going to al-anon, sometimes called the qualifier), spouse/partner, and other. Of course, there is al-anon for the spouses, family members, and friends of alcoholics for the purpose of simplicity, this article talks about aa, but the word cocaine, sex, emotions, gambling, etc, can be substituted for the word alcohol in the 12 steps of alcoholics anonymous, and other 12-step programs follow similar formats.
This is a blog on al-anon tools, and the experience, wisdom, courage and hope of others who have been where you have been. •3% attended al-anon -6% curious about the meeting & the people attending the meeting no response 4 would you recommend aa, na or al-anon to a family. Al-anon/alateen service manuals, oregon area handbook, area delegate, past oregon area delegates, district representatives, coordinators and officers, world service office wso guidelines, pamphlets, all conference approved literature (cal.
There will be an al-anon meeting tuesday at 8 pm at st luke episcopal church. Just commit to going to lots of al-anon or alateen meetings in the beginning this all sounds like a lot - like the hour-long meeting should be up by now but all these preliminaries really only take a few minutes at the beginning of the alanon meeting. The very idea of making time to attend an aa meeting every single day for three months offends their sense of proportionality because it seems to them an absurd, almost grotesque over-reaction to their alcohol problem. Meeting descriptions: alateen: an al-anon program for teenagers, facilitated by alateen trained adults who are member of al-anon newcomer meetings: aimed at newcomers to make them feel welcome, usually followed by regular meeting.
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. Al anon primarily focuses on familial alcoholism and how to live detached and serenely with a drinking alcoholic or to live a better life with an alcoholic, who has found recovery in al anon, the al anon focus on self and works their own program. • to develop a procedure in which the ideal goal is to include all al-anon groups in the al-anon fellowship through group support and education in the traditions and al-anon principles • to establish steps a group can take to be reinstated on local and area meeting lists if it has been.