The Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism magazine is designed to introduce relatives and friends concerned about someone’s drinking to Al-Anon Family Groups and to the concept of alcoholism or problem drinking as an illness affecting everyone in the family.
Dealing with the elephant in the room—alcoholism
Al-Anon Alcoholism 2013 interviewed Alexa Smith, a chemical dependency counselor and co-founder of Serenity Renewal for Families, Ottawa, ON Canada.
by Beverly A. Buncher, MA, CEC, LTPC
Family Recovery Coach
Pompano Beach, Florida
As a family recovery coach, my radar goes up when I hear clients talking about how much someone else’s drinking is bothering them.
Dr. David C. McMillian, LPC, LMFT
Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling
People who attend Al‑Anon have reported significant improvement in their well-being, daily functioning, and overall health. They can find a degree of understanding and acceptance that they will likely find nowhere else.